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dirt cheap

Meaning: You can say something is dirt cheap if it costs very little money.

For example:

  • Be careful when you buy dirt cheap clothes. They could shrink easily or the colours could run when you wash them.

  • Kevin is very tight with his money. If he has to buy someone a present, it's always something dirt cheap.

Quick Quiz:

If you buy something that's dirt cheap, the quality will probably
  1. be excellent
  2. be very low
  3. be quite high

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