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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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It was the same old story of late for the Greenbacks, mistakes costing goals while their inability to turn chances into goals are costing dear.
The last time that Borough managed to score more than once was the 3-2 win at Hinckley United in mid-September and, with individual mistakes costing dear at the opposite end in the six games since, it has been a traumatic period for Ashby's men.
Euro-dither is costing dear - The euro remains the issue our political leaders are most reluctant to talk about and the uncertainty this engenders is starting to become damaging.