Bedeutung von “cost” im Essential English Dictionary


verb uk /kɒst/ cost

A2 If something costs a particular amount of money, you have to pay that in order to buy or do it:

How much do these shoes cost?
It costs $5 to send the package by airmail.

to cause someone to lose something valuable:

Drinking and driving costs lives (= can cause death).
His affairs cost him his marriage.

(Definition von “cost verb” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)