What is the Meaning of the Expression
A SMALL FORTUNE?
- a surprisingly high cost / amount of money
- very expensive
1. It should be nice! It costs a small fortune.
2. My original idea was that it would be nice to take a family vacation. Now that the trip is completely booked, I realize it is costing us a small fortune.
3. Don’t worry about your grandfather being able to afford an iPad. He has a small fortune invested in gold.