not come cheap

not come cheap

To cost a lot of money. I'm really happy with how the landscaping around the house turned out, but it didn't come cheap. A word to the wise: good legal advice won't come cheap.
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not come ˈcheap

be expensive: Violins like this don’t come cheap.Babies certainly don’t come cheap (= it is expensive to buy everything they need).
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Law and order does not come cheap and, let's face it, most crimes are never videotaped.