paying and spending money

pay through the nose

pay through the nose [idiom]

to pay a very high price for something (higher than the usual price)

pay through the nose - بابت چیزی زیادی پول دادن

I love your Gucci bag but I think you could get it at a lower price if you went to a less luxurious mall. You have paid through the nose.

مبلغ گزافی بابت چیزی پرداختن، بابت چیزی زیادی پول دادن

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

pay through the nose (for something)

pay through the ˈnose (for sth) idiom

(informal) to pay too much money for sth

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition

pay through the nose informal

to pay too much money for something:

We paid through the nose to get the car fixed and it still doesn't go properly.

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Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary: 

pay through the nose informal : to pay a very high price
• I found the perfect dress, but I paid through the nose for it.

cough up

cough up [idiom]

 to give money unwillingly

cough up, اخ کردن، با اکراه پول دادن

سلفیدن، اخ کردن، از روی ناگزیری و اکراه پولی را به کسی دادن


I can’t go on holiday this season. I had to cough up all my savings for repairing the house.

این فصل تعطیلات نمیتونم جایی برم. تمام پولایی که جمع کردم رو جای تعمیرات خونه دادم.

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