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count the cost

Definición de count the cost en inglés:

Experience the adverse consequences of something, typically a foolish action.
Example sentences
  • A trust spokeswoman said: ‘Every year, the NHS counts the cost of unused wasted medicines.’
  • About 170,000 homes in Scotland are at risk of flooding, according to the Scottish Executive, and insurers are counting the cost of deteriorating weather patterns.
  • And when counting the cost of our excesses, let us not forget the unfortunate Mediterranean authorities who have to pick up the pieces when holidaying Brits lose all control.
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