be a bit steep(redirected from were a bit steep)
be a bit steep
1. To be more expensive than was expected or is reasonable. Thirty bucks for two movie tickets and popcorn? That's a bit steep, don't you think?
2. To be unfair, untrue, or unreasonable. I just think it's a bit steep for her to call me lazy, when she knows I've got a medical condition keeping me from working.
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be a bit/rather ˈsteep(informal) (of a price or a request) be too much; be unreasonable: €6? That seems a bit steep for a small piece of cheese. ♢ It’s a bit steep to expect us to work longer hours for no extra money.
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