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cost

verb
 
/kɒst/ ( past tense and past participle cost)
A2 If something costs a particular amount of money, you have to pay that in order to buy or do it.
costar
How much do these shoes cost? It costs $5 to send the package by airmail.
to cause someone to lose something valuable
costar
Drinking and driving costs lives (= can cause death). His affairs cost him his marriage.
cost an arm and a leg to be extremely expensive
costar un ull de la cara
I’d love to buy a new car, but they cost an arm and a leg.
(Definition of cost verb from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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