I don’t like pubs.They’re noisy, smelly, and what’s more, expensive.
He has a very expensive wristwatch and he misses no opportunity to show it off.
This paint is very expensive, so please use it sparingly.
The upkeep of a yacht is very expensive.
I don’t like the ostentation of their expensive life-style.
noting expensive or modish just to impress people
I wonder at your allowing her to buy the expensive clothes.
This kind of teapot is very expensive.
This restaurant is rather more expensive than that one.
The dress is much the most expensive.
For now the app is also iPad-exclusive, and though a few of these educational institutions are giving the hardware away for free, for other students who don't have such a luxury it's an added layer of cost — and an expensive one at that.
That lets us avoid building costly plants or buying expensive power at peak usage time
Tax breaks bring the cost down, especially in California, but in many states ZEHs can be prohibitively expensive.
Piling on higher taxes won't help, "If higher taxes make it more expensive to raise children," says Nicholas Eberstadt of the American Enterprise Institute, "people will think twice about having another child.
Raising children is getting expensive
McCartney found that EMI's (百代唱片) contractual clauses made it prohibitively expensive to follow suit, and the Beatles had to make do with the primitive technology of Abbey Road.