cost a bomb

cost a bomb
Ⅰ.
cost (sb) a fortune/a bomb/the earth INFORMAL
to be very expensive: »

The court case will cost the company a fortune.

Main Entry: cost
Ⅱ.
cost a bomb
to cost a lot of money: »

Bank loans, if available at all, cost a bomb.

Main Entry: bomb

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • cost a bomb — (informal) To be very expensive • • • Main Entry: ↑bomb * * * cost a fortune/the earth/a bomb/informal phrase to cost a lot of money It cost a fortune to get the car fixed …   Useful english dictionary

  • cost\ a\ bomb — • cost a bomb • an arm and a leg v. phr. To be extremely expensive. My new house has cost us an arm and a leg and we re almost broke …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cost a bomb — or[an arm and a leg] {v. phr.} To be extremely expensive. * /My new house has cost us an arm and a leg and we re almost broke./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cost a bomb — or[an arm and a leg] {v. phr.} To be extremely expensive. * /My new house has cost us an arm and a leg and we re almost broke./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cost a bomb — Verb phrs. To be very expensive …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • cost a fortune/a bomb/the earth — Ⅰ. cost (sb) a fortune/a bomb/the earth INFORMAL ► to be very expensive: »The court case will cost the company a fortune. Main Entry: ↑cost Ⅱ. cost a bomb …   Financial and business terms

  • cost sb a bomb — Ⅰ. cost (sb) a fortune/a bomb/the earth INFORMAL ► to be very expensive: »The court case will cost the company a fortune. Main Entry: ↑cost Ⅱ. cost a bomb …   Financial and business terms

  • cost sb a fortune/a bomb/the earth — Ⅰ. cost (sb) a fortune/a bomb/the earth INFORMAL ► to be very expensive: »The court case will cost the company a fortune. Main Entry: ↑cost Ⅱ. cost a bomb …   Financial and business terms

  • cost a fortune — Ⅰ. cost (sb) a fortune/a bomb/the earth INFORMAL ► to be very expensive: »The court case will cost the company a fortune. Main Entry: ↑cost Ⅱ. cost a bomb …   Financial and business terms

  • cost sb a fortune — Ⅰ. cost (sb) a fortune/a bomb/the earth INFORMAL ► to be very expensive: »The court case will cost the company a fortune. Main Entry: ↑cost Ⅱ. cost a bomb …   Financial and business terms

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