pay through the nose
This page is about the idiom pay through the noseINFORMAL
If you pay through the nose for something, you pay more than the usual price for it.
- I know I pay through the nose for my dental work, but the dentist I see is supposed to be the best, so I don't mind paying more than usual.
- We had to pay through the nose for our room because it was a long weekend and most of the hotels were fully booked.
They got to see the final game, but they paid through the nose for their tickets because
Contributor: Matt Errey