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cost an arm and a leg

USAGE NOTE
This idiom may be literally translated as "costar un brazo y una pierna."
cost an arm and a leg(
kasd
 
ahn
 
arm
 
ahnd
 
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lehg
)
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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom) (to be very expensive)
a. costar un ojo de la cara
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom)
This computer cost me an arm and leg, but the performance is incredible.Esta computadora me costó un ojo de la cara, pero el rendimiento es impresionante.
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