Cost an arm and a leg

moneyCost an arm and a leg

To cost an arm and a leg is an idiom used to say that something is very expensive.

For example:  Nowadays, it costs an arm and a leg to go to the cinema.

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One response to “Cost an arm and a leg

  1. I think this expression comes from the age of pirates, when it was ususal to loose a part of your body, and you received money in return. In Spanish there is one similar.

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