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Idiom: an arm and a leg #1 (permalink) Fri Apr 18, 2008 17:41 pm   Idiom: an arm and a leg
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #2 "Hands on", question 6

I've just bought a brand new car with all the latest gadgets and quite honestly it has cost me an arm and a leg.

(a) a reasonable amount of money
(b) a fair amount of money
(c) a huge amount of money
(d) a good deal of money

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #2 "Hands on", answer 6

I've just bought a brand new car with all the latest gadgets and quite honestly it has cost me a huge amount of money.

Correct answer: (c) a huge amount of money
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Idiom: an arm and a leg #2 (permalink) Fri Apr 18, 2008 18:48 pm   Idiom: an arm and a leg
 

Something that costs you an arm and a leg is very expensive.

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