英語の日常的表現 – ‘Cost the earth / Charge the earth’

Cost the earth / Charge the earth

意味:
Something is very expensive or costly

同種の買い物・サービスと比較して割に合わないこと

ex.

Just having a cup of coffee costs the earth there. It’s ridiculously expensive.

It’s wonderful compact car, but they are charging the earth for it.

These shoes cost the earth, so let’s get them while they go on a sale.

Owning an apartment in Mumbai costs the earth, the real estate prices are just rising.

Don’t have anything from the little fridge in your hotel room. They charge the earth for that stuff.

Mary’s dress is real silk. It must have costed her the earth.

Taking care of a fancy car like that can cost the earth, let me tell you, for periodic maintenance the company charge the earth.


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