(Costs) an Arm and a Leg
Meaning: something is very expensive
- I want to go back to school, but tuition costs an arm and a leg.
- The salesman charged me an arm and a leg for my new car.
- I have to find a new apartment to live in; the rent here costs an arm and a leg.
Pop Quiz: What do you think would cost and arm and a leg?
a. a plate of dumplings
b. a Rolex watch
c. new socks
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b, Rolex is an expensive watch brand. They can cost between $500.00 and $75,000! Wow, definitely an arm and a leg.