cost\ a\ bomb

• 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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  • cost a bomb — (informal) To be very expensive • • • Main Entry: ↑bomb * * * cost a fortune/the earth/a bomb/informal phrase to cost a lot of money It cost a fortune to get the car fixed …   Useful english dictionary

  • cost a bomb — or[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./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cost a bomb — Verb phrs. To be very expensive …   English slang and colloquialisms

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