Definition of the earth in English:
British A very large amount: her hat cost the earth
More example sentences
- He stressed it didn't have to cost the earth to cook fresh locally grown produced.
- Yet he has a mortgage, a young family, and does not want to pay the earth for it.
- We have a council that promises the earth but provides road calming and roundabouts.
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