Translation of "sting" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

sting

verb [ T ] (CHARGE) 索价 uk us /stɪŋ/ (stung) informal

to charge someone a surprisingly large amount of money for something

向…索要惊人高价;敲诈
The bank stung me for £50 in charges when I went overdrawn. 银行在我透支时宰了我50英镑。

(Translation of “sting verb (CHARGE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)