put a nickel in someone
 v. phr.— «She has complained about inhumane and unesthetic working conditions (“It’s as if I were a machine and they just put a nickel in me”).» —“A Triumph Thank Goodness” by Tom Donnelly Washington Post Jan. 13, 1973. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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