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    to cost a pretty penny vs to cost an arm and a leg

    Is there any effective difference between these two expressions? If not, can they be used interchangeably?
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    Re: to cast a pretty penny vs to cost an arm and a leg

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    the 'penny' expression strikes me as rather old-fashioned.
    Well, that's inflation for you.
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