A penny for your thoughts

Do you know the English expression “A penny for your thoughts”?

Can you guess the meaning?

Sally sees her friend Nicola sitting at her desk at work. Nicola is not working. She looks serious and is thinking. Sally walks over to her and says “A penny for your thoughts“.

Does it mean:

a) tell me what you are thinking and I’ll give you a penny

b) what are you thinking?

c) here is a penny for you

d) if you don’t start working, you won’t make any money

The answer is below! ↓

 

Answer: b) what are you thinking?