A pretty penny

Do you know the English expression “a pretty penny“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Sandy: What do you think of Vera’s new computer?

Karen: It must have cost a pretty penny. It has all the latest features.

Does it mean:

a) a nice-looking penny

b) a lot of money

c) little money

d) stolen money

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) a lot of money