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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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Silly penalties - the bane of Coventry's season - threatened to cost dear as Sheffield went on a five-on-three powerplay and Mathieu Roy tipped home from Ben O'Connor.
Uthappa had his share of luck as he was let off twice -- on six and and 24 -- something that cost dear for the two-time former champions who had piled 154/5 with Suresh Raina hitting a 51-ball 65.
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.