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an arm and a leg

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Meaning: a lot of money.
Mostly used in informal sense.
It is used in a negative sense i.e when you are losing money while paying for something.Even if you have lot of money you should not write "I have an arm and a leg"

Sample Usage

1)This dress cost me an arm and a leg.
2) It cost me an arm and a leg to bring it back.

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