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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.
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The Steep 'N Time's proprietary features enable it to insure that loose tea is properly steeped and timed.
With its integrated timer, the Automatic Teapot ensures a pristine pot of tea by removing the tea leaves from water when they are steeped to perfection.
Easily missed on a main thoroughfare teeming with tourists, Galleria Continua might seem emblematic of a country too steeped in its impressive past to cultivate an internationally relevant contemporary art scene.
Add the sheriff's wife's own strange moods and requests and you have a plot steeped in possibilities.
Strain steeped tea through a fine-mesh strainer and add to pineapple liquid.
Both the properly steeped and ready-to-drink 710EGCG "inabottle" and the 710EGCG loose-leaf green teas are organically grown, carefully produced, laboratory tested and guaranteed to meet the NCI de facto standard.
We have to use people steeped in the language,'' she said.
As Director of R&D and CTO, Stoffel has helped guide a transformation of the R&D portfolio from one steeped in traditional silver halide technology to one steeped in digital systems technologies.
Infusion: Tea made from hot water poured over an herb and steeped.
In Mexico and Latin America, el panteon, as a cemetery is called, might be considered by proper Bostonians to be steeped in paganism.