Too expensive

In French you have several ways to indicate that something is too expensive. Useful to know when shopping!

Ça vaut la peau des fesses.
> That costs an arm.

Ça coûte un bras.
> That’s worth the skin of the buttocks.

C’est pas donné.
> That is not given. You hear this expression a lot in France.

Ça coûte une blinde.
> That costs a blind man. In other words, it costs a fortune.

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