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Difference between Dime a dozen and Ten to the dozen

dime a dozen, asaid of people or things that are very common and easy to get:

  • Fad diets are a dime a dozen. It seems like every time we turn around there is a new diet.

ten to the dozen —(also: nineteen to the dozen) talk very fast and without stopping:

  • Everybody is talking ten to the dozen about the fantastic film material they’ve shot.