Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Cost"

The meaning of "Cost" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does About the cost: The 4days trek will cost you 178usd/person (counting as 2persons). mean?
A: I think the price is only for 2-person group,and each person will be charged usd178. So, I suggest you could quote them for single person group again.
Q: What does cost you to keep me quiet mean?
A: You mean "it will cost you to keep me quiet"?
It means that one person knows some secret that another person doesn't want revealed. To keep that secret, the first person wants to be paid. Not necessarily with money, but wants something in return.
Q: What does At the cost of the other mean?
A: It means "To sacrifice people for it".
Q: What does compile pertinent cost mean?
A: “Compile” means “to gather” or “get”.

“Pertinent cost” is the same as “relevant cost” which is the price difference between two or more things.

So, “compile pertinent cost” means that you need to gather information about the price difference between whatever you are comparing.

EX: (P1) “I need you to compile the pertinent cost for shoes designed by Jimmy Choo and Louis Vuitton.”

You would then compile a list, chart, or any other information that shows the prices for Jimmy Choo shoes and the prices for Louis Vuitton shoes with the price difference between these two shoe designers somewhere available in your gathered information.
Q: What does for less than the cost of more conventional ways of getting around. mean?
A: @monica8: I believe this is simply saying Transportation method A (A being Hyperion One) will cost less to build than Method B (B being the more common methods of transportation, such as a monorail or other high-speed train).

Example sentences using "Cost"

Q: Please show me example sentences with cost an arm and a leg.
A: The phrase “cost an arm and a leg” is used in an informal context when something is considered very expensive. It’s not literal.
“This car cost me an arm and a leg.”
“I’m sure your new phone cost an arm and a leg.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with can cost.
A: "It can cost between £2-£200"
"it can cost a lot"
"It can cost an arm and a leg"
Q: Please show me example sentences with cost / costed .
A: how much does it cost?

it costed me too much

does it really cost that much?
Q: Please show me example sentences with cost.
A: How much does it cost?

It costs a lot.

The cost will be very high.

The cost is low.

Hope these help.
Q: Please show me example sentences with despite the cost.
A: "Despite the (high) cost of living, we moved there as we liked it.", "we really needed that medicine, so we bought it despite the (its) cost"

Synonyms of "Cost" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between because of high cost and due to high cost ?
A: Same meaning!
Q: What is the difference between at any cost and no matter what and by all means ?
A: They all pretty much mean the same thing:
“I had to finish my homework at any cost/no matter what/ by all means”
Q: What is the difference between How much cost are these trousers? and How much do these trousers cost? ?
A: How much do these trousers cost? is correct
Q: What is the difference between The cost of living is rising. and The cost of living is increasing ?
A: Both are the same.
Q: What is the difference between cost and expense and fee and expenditure ?
A: Cost = Commonplace, said frequently in the everyday

Expense = Business like, said infrequently in the everyday

Fee = A cost for some additional service usually

Expenditure... basically the same as expense but makes me think there was a budget of some sort

Remember, they are all basically the same.

"How much did that ice cream cost?"

"Was there a fee for the toppings on the ice cream?"

"I wonder what is the expense of producing ice cream."

"That ice cream company must make a lot of expenditures on toppings to have this much to choose from."

Hope this helps.. if it isn't enough I could try to explain further

Translations of "Cost"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What does it mean? “It doesn’t cost you a cent.”
A: It will not cost you anything! It is free
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The cost of the games varies from ¥1000 to ¥ 5000.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does this cost?
A: How much is this?
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? the cost is low
A: you can use the word 'cheap' or 'inexpensive' - "the street food is amazingly cheap but at the same time so delicious" - "our holiday overseas turned out to be very inexpensive because we went in a group"
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? the cost is expensive
A: "It is expensive"

Other questions about "Cost"

Q: how much cost iPhone 7 Plus um United States?
A: Just checked the Apple website for you! The 128GB is $869, while the 256GB is $969. You may be able to find deals in physical stores, but that's what their website says right now!
Q: the cost of buying that building is tens of million of yen.

it costs tens of million of yen to buy that building.

which sentence is good?
A: @leonturnbow @yarada
Definitely like Yarada said, tens of billions. Both ten and billion as plural, but instead of "tens to billions" I'd use "tens of billions"
Q: hi..can i say " the cost has been splitted between the 5 people"?
A: The structure is good, but instead of 'cost' people prefer saying 'the bill'
Q: We'd like to pay this cost by credit card. Could you make a payment by credit card? Does this sound natural?
A: I would probably say...

"We'd like to pay the bill with a credit card. Do you take Visa?"

or...

"We would like to pay with a credit card. Do you accept American Express?"
Q: Because you've paid the rental cost for the car, the fuel cost will be on me. Does this sound natural?
A: Yes, "this one's on me" or "this is on me" could be anything.

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