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    83 4.07%
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    Default Arm and a leg

    Click here for the definition of this idiom.

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    Default Re: Arm and a leg

    Expensive

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    very expensive! have a nice day!

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    i think it is very expensive

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    Default Re: Arm and a leg

    In fact, the whole idiom would be: cost an arm and a leg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
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    thank you.
    This idiom is very easy to remember. I never know it.
    Can you recommand any idiom which is oposite to this idiom ?

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    Default Re: Arm and a leg

    Quote Originally Posted by nhudzuong View Post
    thank you.
    This idiom is very easy to remember. I never know it.
    Can you recommand any idiom which is oposite to this idiom ?

    hi,

    for example: "ten a penny" or "two a penny" or " a dime a dozen" there meaning is very cheap or very common.

    ex. In our town, bread is two/ten a penny. In our town, the bread is very cheap.

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    hi g uys i m new here well i think its mean is expensive

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    Default Re: Arm and a leg

    To indicate something that is expensive/costs lots of $$$$$, one can also say:

    That sports car costs me big/mega bucks.

    Those shoes must have set you back quite a few dollars.

    Even a small boat like that would cost a pretty penny.


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