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Arabic expression to say that something was very expensive Hello, do you know if there’s in Arabic some expression to say “It had costed me an arm and a leg”, meaning that something was very expensive? En français, l’équivalent serait « ça coute les yeux de la tête »
Sep 14, 2018 8:36 AM
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In the dialect where I live we say: لقد كلَّفني دم أسناني (it has cost me the blood of my teeth!). in MSA it's: هذا باهض الثمن / عالي الكلفة
September 15, 2018
هذا الشيئ غال جداً
September 14, 2018
غالى جداً
September 21, 2018
Thanks to everybody!
September 15, 2018
In our dialect we would say "هاذ الشيء كلفني اللي فوقي واللي تحتي", and in standard maybe we would say "هذا الشيء باهظ الثمن، لقد اشتريته بكل ما أملك"ا
September 14, 2018
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