Word of the day: What is an “ARM AND A LEG”?

Take the time to practice this commonly used idiom!

 

An “arm and a leg” is mostly used in financial-related settings and situations, meaning something is very expensive. 

arm and a leg

 

Here is an example that shows how to use the expression properly.

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A: “I really like your new handbag!”

B: “Thank you! I just bought it, even though it cost an arm and a leg.”

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Here is one more example.

A: “Hey Brad, would you like to travel to Europe together?”

B: “Sure Alex, I would love to. I always wanted to go to Europe, but did not want to travel alone.”

A: “Awesome, I just hope the airline tickets and hotel reservations don’t cost an arm and a leg!”

 

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