an\ arm\ and\ a\ leg


an\ arm\ and\ a\ leg
• cost a bomb
• an arm and a leg
v. phr.
To be extremely expensive.

My new house has cost us an arm and a leg and we're almost broke.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • arm and a leg — If something costs an arm and a leg, it is very expensive …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • arm and a leg — {n.}, {slang} An exorbitantly high price that must be paid for something that isn t really worth it. * /It s true that to get a decent apartment these days in New York you have to pay an arm and a leg./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • arm and a leg — {n.}, {slang} An exorbitantly high price that must be paid for something that isn t really worth it. * /It s true that to get a decent apartment these days in New York you have to pay an arm and a leg./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • arm\ and\ a\ leg — noun slang An exorbitantly high price that must be paid for something that isn t really worth it. It s true that to get a decent apartment these days in New York you have to pay an arm and a leg …   Словарь американских идиом

  • arm and a leg —    If something costs an arm and a leg, it is very expensive.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Arm and a leg —   If something costs an arm and a leg, it is very expensive …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • arm and a leg — noun : an exorbitant price have fun without shelling out an arm and a leg Genevieve Stuttaford …   Useful english dictionary

  • arm and a leg — noun Date: 1967 an exorbitant price …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • arm and a leg — noun A very high price for an item or service; an exorbitant price; …   Wiktionary

  • arm and a leg —  Expensive …   American business jargon

  • an arm and a leg — informal : a very large amount of money It s a reliable car, and it doesn t cost an arm and a leg. [=it isn t too expensive] • • • Main Entry: ↑arm an arm and a leg see ↑arm, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑leg …   Useful english dictionary


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