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English definition of “give your right arm”

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give your right arm

informal
If you say that you would give your right arm to do or have something, you mean you would like it very much: I would give my right arm to meet the president.
Translations of “give your right arm”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不惜一切代價, (為了…)願捨棄很多…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不惜一切代价, (为了…)愿舍弃很多…
(Definition of give your right arm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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