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English definition of “sting”

sting

verb [T] (CHARGE)    /stɪŋ/ (stung, stung) informal
to charge someone a surprisingly large amount of money for something: The bank stung me for £50 in charges when I went overdrawn .Selling
(Definition of sting verb (CHARGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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