What is the Meaning of the Idiom
to COST (or spend) AN ARM AND A LEG?
for those learning to speak English as a Second, or Additional, Language (ESL or EAL)
It’s very expensive!
1. Buying that new car cost me an arm and a leg. I won’t be going anywhere for vacation this year.
2. My fitness club membership is costing me an arm and a leg. I am going to look into buying some equipment I can use at home.