cost an arm and a leg


cost an arm and a leg
cost an arm and a leg informal be extremely expensive.
Main Entry: arm

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  • cost an arm and a leg — (informal) To be prohibitively expensive • • • Main Entry: ↑arm * * * cost an arm and a leg informal phrase to cost a lot of money Thesaurus: to cost a lot of moneysynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • cost an arm and a leg — cost (someone) an arm and a leg informal to be very expensive. These opera tickets cost us an arm and a leg! …   New idioms dictionary

  • cost an arm and a leg — cost a lot of money, is very expensive    That fur jacket must have cost her an arm and a leg …   English idioms

  • cost an arm and a leg —    If something costs an arm and a leg, it is very expensive.     The house cost us an arm and a leg, but we have no regrets …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cost an arm and a leg — cost dearly, be very expensive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cost an arm and a leg — informal be extremely expensive. → arm …   English new terms dictionary

  • cost an arm and a leg — informal to cost a lot of money …   English dictionary

  • Cost an arm and a leg — be very expensive …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • cost an arm and a leg — Australian Slang be very expensive …   English dialects glossary

  • cost an arm and a leg —  Very expensive …   American business jargon