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    bieasy is offline Senior Member
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    Cool How do you say:

    Hi,

    When you buy something excessively expensive, we have in French the following term: "Ça m'a couté la peau des fesses!" Which means word by word: "it cost me the buttock's skin!"

    I guess you have a similar term in English, don't you? Whatis it?

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    Soup is offline VIP Member
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    Re: How do you say:

    What about, it costs an arm and a leg?

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