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What is your Favorite English Idiom?

2 年前
I like the idiom


IT COST AN ARM AND A LEG


it is used to describe something that is very expensive .
`The new fancy sports car cost him an arm and a leg
No on is exactly sure where the idiom came from. One suggestion is that is relates to the world wars where the soldiers did loose limbs so the cost of the war was high.*

There are some indications that it could be older than that as well
*https://www.knowyourphrase.com/an-arm-and-a-leg


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