cost sb a pretty penny Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “cost sb a pretty penny” in the English Dictionary

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cost sb a pretty penny

to be very ​expensive: That ​coat must have ​cost you a pretty ​penny!
(Definition of cost sb a pretty penny from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cost sb a pretty penny”
in Chinese (Simplified) 花费(某人)很多钱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花費(某人)很多錢…
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