cost (someone) dearly/dear

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Definition of cost (someone) dearly/dear

: to cause (someone) to lose something or to suffer a lot Changing your mind now could cost you dearly.

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“Cost (someone) dearly/dear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cost%20%28someone%29%20dearly%2Fdear. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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