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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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But, with just seconds remaining, the missing maturity in the performance came to the fore to cost dear as the ball was lost in attack when the possession kings could have easily kept hold of the game.
But several missed chances almost them cost dear in their first game in the Play-off Conference.
Early suggestions are it is not a serious knock but even a few days' missed training sessions could cost dear.
Not an inch will be asked for or conceded and even the slightest of mistake can cost dear.