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Friday, 27 April 2007

Phrase of the Day: 72: 'an arm and a leg'

"it cost an arm and a leg"


definition: This is a common idiom in British English which means "it was extremely expensive". It is used to emphasise the high price and sometimes means "it cost too much".

(stát balík/ majlant, být porádnì drahý, prijít pìknì draho)

example: "Be careful with that phone! It cost me an arm and a leg!"


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