an arm and a leg


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Related to an arm and a leg: break one's back, believe one's eyes

an arm and a leg

a lot of money Everything the restaurant offers tastes good, and it doesn't cost an arm and a leg.
Usage notes: usually used with the verbs cost, pay, and charge
See also: and, arm, leg

an arm and a leg

Slang
An excessively high price: a cruise that cost an arm and a leg.
See also: and, arm, leg
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