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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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He said nothing had come to light with regard to the 2018 package and the Opposition was hoodwinking the masses through misleading slogans adding such negative politics would cost dearly to them in future.
It is, perhaps, because of this that so far Nisar has not closed his door for mending fences with the party leadership and the differences need to be sorted out as uncertainty around elections could cost dearly. Similar attempts should also be made to address grievances of others especially those in Southern Punjab who are in a mood to switch their loyalties.
CAR PAYING in instalments can cost dearly as sometimes you will be charged interest, often 20%.
He added that "Tunisia is today a democratic and secure country in which investors fear nothing for their security and investment," indicating that "the democratic transition in Tunisia has cost dearly the economic plan because the priority has been given to the political aspect and the setting up of institutions to the detriment of the economic and social situation".
Analysts believe that the Yemen war has cost dearly for Saudi Arabia and if the precise number of military death toll is revealed, a chaotic situation would prevail over the country which could even lead to the collapse of the al-Saud.
LAHORE -- Information Minister senator Pervez Rashid has said attack on innocent persons in Raiwind would cost dearly to PTI and invading home would be a sheer folly of Imran Khan.
Replying to another question concerning the potential cost that the new legislation will entail, the Green Dot official notes that existing plans also cost dearly to citizens.
It's in the detail - those little things cost dearly.
Mismanaging personal funds may cost dearly on the financial front.