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little steep

 and little pricey
Fig. relatively expensive; costing more than one wants to pay. The food here is a little pricey, but you get a lot of it.
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steep someone in something

Fig. to immerse someone in some kind of knowledge or other experience; to saturate someone with some kind of experience or training. (Fig. on steep something in something.) Her parents steeped her in good literature and music. she steeped herself in the legends of her people.
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steep something in something

to soak something in a liquid. I steeped the shirt in red dye. You have to steep these herbs in steamy hot water for five minutes.
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It's/That's a bit steep!

  (British & Australian)
something that you say when you think something is not fair Keith, calling me boring? That's a bit steep!
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steep in

v.
To expose someone or something to something else in order to imbue some quality: The teacher steeped the students in classic literature. The university is steeped in tradition.
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steep

mod. [of a price] high; expensive. Their prices are pretty steep, but their goods are of high quality.
References in classic literature ?
But perhaps there was nothing about the scenery I beheld more impressive than those silent cascades, whose slender threads of water, after leaping down the steep cliffs, were lost amidst the rich herbage of the valley.
For a few minutes we continued rapidly up the steep grade, which I hoped would soon bring us quickly to the upper pits that let into the Temple of Issus.
And so without waiting to be again discovered and thwarted, I ran quickly up the short, steep incline and pushed open the doorway at its end.
Jim stopped sometimes to rest, for the climb was rather steep and tiresome.
During this conversation they had been walking up the steep pathway and now found themselves well up on the mountain.
Well," said Dorothy, "I'm glad of a little rest, for that's a drea'ful steep path.
I could go on for years, but I will content myself with adding, that I shall never forget that glorious summer evening, and always remember with delight that steep hill, and the edge of the precipice where we stood together, watching the splendid sunset mirrored in the restless world of waters at our feet--with hearts filled with gratitude to heaven, and happiness, and love--almost too full for speech.
So densely wooded was the knoll, and so steep, that he had to dismount and go up on foot, at times even on hands and knees struggling hard to force a way through the thicker underbrush.
Back at the farm-house, Daylight mounted and rode on away from the ranch and into the wilder canons and steeper steeps beyond.
Were you on those horses, and riding up yonder track, steep and rough as it is, I think that ye might gain the valley beyond.
Half conscious, but ever with the one thought beating in his mind, he goaded the horse onwards, rushing swiftly down steep ravines over huge boulders, along the edges of black abysses.
At unexpected turns, after mounting some steep grade, Shasta would appear again, still distant, now showing two peaks and glacial fields of shimmering white.
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According to the Ras Al Khaimah Police, the motorist was not paying attention on the steep road, due to which he lost control over the vehicle.
The Steep 'N Time's proprietary features enable it to insure that loose tea is properly steeped and timed.