Let’s toss a coin.
I searched in my pocket for a coin to make a phone call.
In order to make a phone call, I put my hand in my pocket and searched for a coin.
Right and wrong are two faces of the same coin. Whoever has the power decides which face gets what inscription.
She was looking miserable sitting in the middle of this snowstorm, so I threw a small coin at her.
But so that we may not cause offense, go to the lake and throw out your line. Take the first fish you catch; open its mouth and you will find a four-drachma coin. Take it and give it to them for my tax and yours.
If you float a one yen coin on water and move a magnet slowly towards it then the coin will approach the magnet.
The verb "to downdate" does not exist in the English lexicon, but let's go ahead and coin it anyway.
Instead of giving the money, that is the normal coin of the realm, which is the phrase that everyone used then, they would give them a token, and this token might be metal, might be wood, might be cardboard.
What these acts said was that it was illegal to pay someone in anything other than coin of the realm.
One side of a coin is called 'heads' and the other side is called 'tails'.
In Japan they’ve even coined a word for the problem; karoshi, or death by burnout.
Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.
I didn’t have any coins and the shop had no change for a twenty-pound note.
Thanks to the periods of contact with foreign languages and its readiness to coin new words...