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English definition of “give your right arm”

give your right arm

informal
If you say that you would give your right arm to do or have something, you mean you would like it very much: I would give my right arm to meet the president.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
(Definition of give your right arm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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