count the cost

idiom

Definition of count the cost

: to feel the bad effects of a mistake, accident, etc. He was careless and now he's counting the cost.

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“Count the cost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/count%20the%20cost. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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