little steep

a little (bit) steep

A bit more expensive than desired or expected. Thirty bucks for two movie tickets and an order of popcorn? That's a little steep, don't you think? They said the repairs would come to about $500, which seemed a little bit steep, if you ask me.
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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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The man, who had the appearance of being a butcher, descended a little steep and isolated street, looking on to the river, with two of his friends.
The key thing here are those optional extras - at its circa PS46,400 base price the Macan seems excellent value-for-money, but the PS60,083 price tag accompanying our test car seemed a little steep and makes it seem a less viable prospect.
"We feel the price is a little steep, but then it's the Expo 2020 after all," Indian expat Priya Bhatia told Khaleej Times.
The prices of some of the dishes, though competitive with other small plates restaurants, seemed a little steep. But Hypha's commitment to sustainability and responsibly sourced, seasonal produce may put the prices into some context.
It was tough to track down an affordable version of this dress, so the closest I could get was this Weekend By Max Mara, sold on raffaelonetwork.com, which is a little steep in price, but would fit well.
The $249 price may be a little steep and it's even more expensive than the $159 Apple AirPods.
Now, I can understand why a PS40 million price tag might be considered a little steep for Grealish, who despite his exciting potential is yet to transfer his Championship class consistently on to the Premier League stage.
The price was maybe a little steep for a starter and for that reason I did think twice about ordering it, but it was a really tasty and fresh dish.
I think PS20m is probably a little steep for him, but the market is the market.
The prices were perhaps a little steep but for a trendy city centre spot were to be expected, and a good meal in pleasant surroundings meant it provided decent value for money.
Overall, this was a well-balanced afternoon tea, appealing to those with a savoury as well as a sweet tooth and at PS21.50 each it's good value for money (the cost rises to PS29.50 per person on the weekend which I would feel is a little steep).
The price may be a little steep but what you get in return is a mobile studio with the plug-and-play simplicity that Blue has become known for.
Given the sheer size and the craftsmanship involved in creating these dolls, it's no surprise that the price tag is a little steep. One doll can fetch between 262,440 to 685,000 yen (roughly P117,000 to P305,000), and that doesn't include shipping.