"a pretty penny"
a lot of money;
Related words and phrases:
Two colleagues are talking ...
Colleague 1: I heard the company is going to buy brand-new, state-of-the-art laptops for the entire team.
Colleague 2: That will cost a pretty penny.
Colleague 1: Yes, very expensive.
Two friends are talking ...
Friend 1: Wow! Nice sports car. It must be worth a pretty penny.
Friend 2: Seventy-five thousand dollars.
Friend 1: That's a lot of money.
There is no gerund form for a pretty penny.
1) What we have all failed to appreciate is that this care costs a pretty penny. And this is not limited to the private facilities only.
2) So what will a high-tech scooter like this cost you? A pretty penny. Pricing ranges from $2,999 for the 12-mile model and goes up to $4,999 for ...
3) These $300 earphones may cost a pretty penny, but their build and sound quality go a long way in justifying their price.
4) ... how should he head there? In his Gulfstream? That will cost a pretty penny too. The question here is not what the PM's trips cost.
5) ... the UK based site that carries them so you'll have to pay a pretty penny for shipping.
6) ... there are plenty of online resources that can save new parents a pretty penny.
7) In the case of Apple, whose premium devices already cost a pretty penny, higher prices could drive some consumers to think twice about buying a new iPhone.
8) ... and pros who know a thing or two about programming can make a pretty penny for their skills.
9) ... stronger, warmer and more durable than other wools, but it costs a pretty penny.
10) ... to buy the medicines they need from other countries and save a pretty penny in the process, ...
11) We pay a pretty penny for our Apple devices, so we want to see them last for a while.
12) ... few days, chances are you're going to have to fork out a pretty penny for a place to put your head down at night.
13) ... that the actors who give life to Game of Thrones get paid a pretty penny.
14) ... to a successful friend who had recently sold his grated cheese business for a pretty penny, he was asked what he was doing now.
15) Though he could have undoubtedly netted a pretty penny selling it, happily for the general public, Winter has donated an extensive collection ...
16) A public plebiscite on the subject of marriage equality would cost the government a pretty penny.
17) The few who can afford the high-end stuff are paying a pretty penny too, but they don't care.
18) You can expect those 128GB and 256GB options are going to cost a pretty penny, and it's not immediately clear how much.
19) It's going to cost me a pretty penny the way things are with health insurance.
20) They may not be permanent signings but these two will cost a pretty penny in wages for their season-long loans.