arm and a leg : Popular Idioms in English

arm and a leg

something which costs a great amount.

Danny really wanted the new shoes he saw in the store window, but they would cost him an arm and a leg.

News & Articles

  • Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z trailers won't cost you an arm and a leg
    Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z stars Yaiba Kamikaze, a ninja killed by primary series star Ryu Hayabusa during a duel. We're not sure how Yaiba came back from the dead, but at least we can see how he died. Gallery: Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z (E3 2013) Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z trailers won't cost you an arm and a leg originally appeared on Joystiq on Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:59:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of ...
    June 18, 2013 - Joystiq
  • Is Your Brand's Reputation Safe In Millennial Hands?
    Pop quiz: You run a company, maybe a big one with a high-profile public image, and you know that your brand needs to be represented on all the major social media outposts. You want to make sure that the person managing these platforms knows their ins and outs, but you also don't want to pay an arm and a leg to have someone spend the day on Twitter. Do you turn the keys to your digital kingdom ...
    June 17, 2013 - Forbes
  • Father's Day 2013 Freebies
      Father’s Day doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Check out these free deals from various businesses around the country: 1. BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse On Saturday and Sunday, BJ’s is offering a free, limited edition Father’s Day pint glass for dads....
    June 16, 2013 - ABC News via Yahoo! News