costar un ojo de la cara
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Usage note
This idiom may be literally translated as "to cost an eye of your face."
costar un ojo de la cara(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (idiom) (general)
a. to cost an arm and a leg (idiom)
El televisor que rompiste me costó un ojo de la cara.The television that you broke cost me an arm and a leg.
b. to cost a pretty penny (idiom)
Esta chaqueta de cuero me costó un ojo de la cara, pero me encanta.This leather jacket cost me a pretty penny, but I'm in love with it.
c. to cost a fortune
Ese coche cuesta un ojo de la cara. No puedo pagarlo.That car costs a fortune. I can't afford it.
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