Examples of highway robbery in a Sentence
Charging that much to see a movie is highway robbery!
what some rock superstars charge for concert tickets is simply highway robbery
Recent Examples of highway robbery from the Web
In a move that many saw as highway robbery at the time, the Pacers sent Paul George to Oklahoma City for Victor Oladipo and Domantis Sabonis.
In the bad old days, Californians could count on simply deducting this highway robbery from their federal taxable income, masking the state’s shenanigans and blunting the financial pain.
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HIGHWAY ROBBERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of highway robbery for English Language Learners
: the practice of charging a price that is very high and usually unfair for something
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