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dirt cheap

This page is about the idiom dirt cheap


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

a. be excellent

b. be very low

c. be quite high

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Contributor: Matt Errey