come cheap


: to be available at a low price
usually used in negative statements
These materials don't come cheap.

Examples of come cheap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Of course, all this at one of the world’s most exclusive hotel and residence developments does not come cheap: the three-bedroom residence starts at $30,000 per night. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 12 Sep. 2023 It’s claimed that sleeping on silk offers endless benefits for your hair, as well as your skin—but a pure mulberry silk pillowcase doesn’t come cheap. Hasina Jeelani, Vogue, 31 Jan. 2024 Starting at $68,000 per person for a week-long itinerary, these trips don’t come cheap, but this one-of-a-kind immersion into the otherworldly Antarctic landscape makes for a priceless memory that’ll last for a lifetime. Chris Schalkx, Vogue, 15 Mar. 2024 The masks, manufactured by artisans in workshops, would not have come cheap; the pigments and labor were costly. Franz Lidz, New York Times, 12 Feb. 2024 The 60-second ad, featuring Friends alumni Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer along with David and Victoria Beckham—as well as musicians Usher and Jelly Roll—does not come cheap: A 30-second spot during the big game this year costs $7 million, up from $900,000 three decades ago. Steve Mollman, Fortune, 8 Feb. 2024 Although Chinese leaders have succeeded in this task, the resulting security apparatus has not come cheap. Minxin Pei, Foreign Affairs, 6 Feb. 2024 Of course, all that artisanal glasswork doesn’t come cheap. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 21 Feb. 2024 Apparently, those funhouse mirrors do not come cheap. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 8 Feb. 2024

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“Come cheap.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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