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10 Ways to Talk About Price

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A price is the amount of money expected, required, or given in payment for something. Every product or service in the world has a price, and that price will depend on many different factors. 

As we say in English, money makes the world go around, so you will definitely need to know these phrases when talking about prices in English. 


10 Ways to Talk About Price


1. It cost a fortune. 

(= it costs a lot of money)

2. It cost an arm and a leg

3. That’s a rip-off.

(= overpriced; far more expensive than it should be)

4. I can’t afford it.

(= I don’t have enough money to buy it)

5. That’s a bit pricey.

6. That’s quite reasonable.

(= it’s a good price)

7. It’s 20% off.

(= there’s a 20% discount)

8. That’s a good deal.

(= a good value for the amount of money)

9. It was a real bargain.

10. It was dirt cheap.

(= extremely inexpensive)


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