Meaning of “an arm and a leg” in the English Dictionary

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"an arm and a leg" in British English

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an arm and a leg


a lot of money:

These shoes cost me an arm and a leg.

(Definition of “an arm and a leg” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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