give (one's) right arm for (something)(redirected from they would give their right arm for)
give (one's) right arm for (something)
To go to any length or relinquish anything of value in order to obtain some specific thing. Almost always used after the modal verb "would." Oh, I would give my right arm for talent like yours. She said she'd give her right arm for a chance to meet the singer in person.
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