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An Arm And A Leg ( a high price to pay ... )

"An Arm And A Leg"

An arm and a leg is a high price to pay.

Example: "How much did you pay for that watch?" Answer: "An arm and a leg."

Something that is costing you an arm and a leg costs too much.

Example: "I have to move out of this hotel. It is costing me an arm and a leg."

If it cost you an arm and a leg, it was very expensive.

Example: "Be careful with that phone. It cost me an arm and a leg."

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