昂贵 [áng guì]
cost a packet
The manufacture of these small components is expensive.
The transport of goods by air is very expensive.
The dress is too expensive for me to buy.
This set of mahogany furniture must be very expensive.
His black leather couch looks expensive.
Building materials are expensive.
The incidental expenses of cars in this city are expensive.
This set of crystal wine cups is very expensive.
They sold the expensive penthouse and bought a far more expensive mansion.
Salah is able to pay the full cost of expensive therapy for her.
I get very nervous because I'm using a lot of expensive equipment 因为正在使用很多昂贵的设备，所以我非常紧张。
The case against is twofold: too risky and too expensive 反对理由有两点：太冒险而且太昂贵。
The house is crammed with priceless furniture and works of art 房子里摆满了昂贵的家具和艺术品。
Although they're expensive, they last forever and never go out of style 尽管价格昂贵，但它们经久耐用，永不过时。
There are restaurants, both humble and expensive, that specialize in them 专门做这些菜的餐馆既有毫不起眼的也有价格昂贵的。
She had decked him out from head to foot in expensive clothes 她用昂贵的服装把他从头到脚打扮一新。
I spend a lot on expensive jewelry and clothing 我花很多钱购买昂贵的首饰和衣服。
He attended Eton, the most exclusive private school in Britain 他上的是伊顿公学，英国最昂贵的私立学校。
Buying expensive furniture is not necessarily the smartest move to make 购买昂贵的家具不见得就是最明智之举。
At the required level of visual verisimilitude, computer animation is costly 要使电脑动画的视觉效果达到要求的逼真程度，花费会十分昂贵。
Unlike aerobics, walking entails no expensive fees for classes or clubs 散步不像有氧健身操那样需要交纳昂贵的费用来参加健身班或俱乐部。
Medical insurance is very pricey 医疗保险费用昂贵。
Food was scarce and expensive 食物供不应求，而且价格昂贵。
Her black suit was restrained and expensive 她的黑色套装简单而昂贵。
Well-designed clothes cost money 设计精美的服装价格昂贵。
Supercomputers are big-ticket items 超级计算机价格昂贵。
Having curtains made professionally can be costly 找专业公司制作窗帘会非常昂贵。
Smoked salmon was considered an expensive delicacy 熏鲑鱼被认为是一道昂贵的珍馐。
the high cost of food and clothing 衣食的昂贵费用
a couture evening dress 昂贵时髦的晚礼服