nickel-and-dime


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spend money frugally

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accumulate gradually

of minor importance

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low-paying

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"We can nickel-and-dime it to death," he says, "but it takes an awful lot of nickels and dimes to add up."
"We are not trying to nickel-and-dime everybody," said Blatsos.
There are a few class acts, but in general the skateboard industry is still a pretty nickel-and-dime affair.
Sure, millions of people are buying $.99 songs at iTunes, but according to Apple, most are buying them in larger album packages rather than nickel-and-dime purchases.
Those who resent the nickel-and-dime treatment offered by the discount cruise lines will love the Radisson "attitude." On our Alaskan cruise, the ship's kitchens were happy to prepare the salmon or halibut that a passenger caught earlier in the day.