Pay Through The Nose – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

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Pay Through The Nose  – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.

Definition: 

to pay too much for something

Example:

“We had to pay through the nose for this insurance policy”

“If you bring a car into the city, you have to pay through the nose for parking it.”

If you want a decent wine in a restaurant, you have to pay through the nose for it.

Exercise: 

  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    “I have to ________________ to get the car fixed 
    A. the prime of life
    B. throwing money down the drain
    C. pay through the nose
    D. a cash-flow problem
  2. Describe a time that you ran out of money. Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – When it happened
    – Why you was in this situation
    – What did you do to overcome this difficulty
    And explain how did you feel about this time
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