cost an arm and a leg


cost an arm and a leg
cost an arm and a leg (informal)
To be prohibitively expensive
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Main Entry:arm

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cost an arm and a leg informal phrase
to cost a lot of money
Thesaurus: to cost a lot of moneysynonym
Main entry: cost

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I
informal be extremely expensive
II
see arm I

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cost/pay an ˌarm and a ˈleg idiom
(informal) to cost/pay a lot of money
Main entry:armidiom

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