arm and a leg
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arm and a leg(
arm
 
ahnd
 
ey
 
lehg
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(an exorbitant price)
a. ojo de la cara
I am planning to visit the Galapagos Islands next summer. - It is going to cost you an arm and a leg.Planeo visitar las Islas Galápagos el verano que viene. - Te va a costar un ojo de la cara.
2. (anatomy)
a. brazo y una pierna
I was driving on the highway when I saw an arm and a leg dangling from a driver's side car window. I couldn't believe someone was driving like that.Manejaba en la carretera cuando vi un brazo y una pierna pendiendo de la ventanilla de un conductor. No podía creer que alguien estuviera manejando así.
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