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cost

1. 
a. the amount paid for a commodity by its seller
b. (as modifier): the cost price
2. Law the expenses of judicial proceedings
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The three-time champions tried their best to hang onto the title and led early on, but Reynolds fumed at some of the referees' decisions and these seemed to cost dearly as the team picked up a series of fouls including two technical which Griffins banked to open up a sizeable lead.
Ordinary Russians should be made to understand that permitting Putin to continue will cost dearly.
This must be considered during your R&D, as getting it wrong can cost dearly.
He should know, as he must for being the country's chief executive twice earlier, that turning a deaf ear to the people's outcry could eventually cost dearly.
Often, reductions in headline costs can cost dearly as the impact of that one poor buying choice could be a significant hindrance.
Private TV channel quoted Rana Mashhud as saying "describing Nawaz Sharif his leader has cost dearly to Javed Hashmi.
But it is these moves from commercially attractive dates to mid-week afternoons that have cost dearly.
Leaving Beckham out is madness and will cost dearly in public interest in the event.