Like Cheese At Fourpence Meaning
(idiomatic) Of a person, to be waiting idly or timewasting.
Example: 1989, Colin Dunne, Hooligan, page 38:
Don't stand there like cheese at fourpence.
2003, Rachel Wyatt, Time's Reach, page 75:
"Why are you standing there like cheese at fourpence?"
2010, Ruth Hamilton, Mersey View, page 89:
Then you can stay sat there like cheese at fourpence till Mrs Henshaw gets back with her lawyer.