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    This price is so expensive/cheap

    Hi teachers!
    Is it right when I say 'This price is so expensive/cheap'?
    I think we must use 'high' and 'low'
    Thanks so much.

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    Re: This price is so expensive/cheap

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    Hi teachers!
    Is it right when I say 'This price is so expensive/cheap'?
    I think we must use 'high' and 'low'
    Thanks so much.
    It would be understood.

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    Re: This price is so expensive/cheap

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    Hi teachers!
    Is it right when I say 'This price is so expensive/cheap'?
    I think we must use 'high' and 'low'
    Thanks so much.
    I agree with bhai that it would be understood but I agree with you that it should be "high/low" when associated with "price".

    This price is so high.
    This price is so low.
    This item is so expensive.
    This item is so cheap.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: This price is so expensive/cheap

    It's a shame that prices can now be said to be 'expensive/cheap', rather than the things themselves. Among many effects, it has caused Jack Cohen's rather neat 'Pile 'em high and sell 'em low' to be often quoted as 'Pile 'em high and sell 'em cheap'.

    b

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