Examples of sticker shock in a Sentence
We left the store suffering severe sticker shock.
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Longtime season-ticket holder Milan Sata, a Clarkston dentist, admitted to sticker shock earlier this season.
The sticker shock is only somewhat relieved by the fact that Kymriah involves only a single treatment per patient, and Novartis, its maker, has pledged to take payment only when the therapy works within the first month of treatment.
Expect to learn more about pricing options that may alleviate some of the sticker shock.
Both manufacturers are trying to ease the sticker shock.
There is a possibility of sticker shock, though, especially with the test vehicle we were provided.
Rents for smaller warehouses closer to cities may bring sticker shock to distributors.
Since Hurricane Harvey, there’s sticker shock to the public sphere.
Beyond the sticker shock, most galling for parents seems to be requests for basic supplies that seem like they should be provided by the school, like tissues, paper towels, glue sticks, or scissors.
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STICKER SHOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sticker shock for English Language Learners
: a feeling of surprise and disappointment caused by learning that something you want to buy is very expensive
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