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    welldone Guest

    Default what's penthouse?

    I checked out a couple of dictionaries, still not sure whether it should be expensive type or cheap...


    Like if somebody said he bought a penthouse somewhere, was he showing off or something?

    BTW, I got this when watching TV.

    thanks a lot

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    Default Re: what's penthouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by welldone
    I checked out a couple of dictionaries, still not sure whether it should be expensive type or cheap...


    Like if somebody said he bought a penthouse somewhere, was he showing off or something?

    BTW, I got this when watching TV.

    thanks a lot
    penthouse n. an apartment (especially luxurious, $$) on the roof or top floor of a tall building. 8)

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    welldone Guest

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    ok i see then.
    That means penthouse is usually expensive...

    I though house should be more expensive, though. Am I right? I guess penthouse is more likely to be in big city as in NYC or something.

    Thanks Casiopea!

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    It depends- some blocks of expensive apartments have huge top floor penthoiuses that cost a fortune.

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