The cost of transporting him would make him ruinously
He is of most expensive, ruinously
expensive habits; and if, in a moment of caprice and wilfulness, he were to marry this young lady, and so deprive himself of the means of gratifying the tastes to which he has been so long accustomed, he would--my dear madam, he would break the gentle creature's heart.
On the long lines, where it had to be as thick as a lead pencil, the expense seemed to be ruinously great.
This is a ruinously large number, from a profit-making point of view; but the inexorable fact is that in a telephone system nothing is insignificant.
No person living would be capable of so certainly extracting the correspondence from him, on such ruinously
cheap terms as his old master.
America's defense budget is out of control, lacking strategic coherence, utterly mismanaged, ruinously
wasteful and yet eternally expanding.
TAXED The President himself has this penchant for creating willy-nilly unnecessary jobs for these leeches, like the one of Cabinet Administrative Secretary (CAS).
We either act now or pay a ruinously
high price in the future.
The dreaded B-word's sucked life and energy out of public debate for three years, a ruinously
expensive diversion from addressing pressing economic and social needs.
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With cigs costing an average of PS10.40 a pack of 20 after the Budget statement, this habit is ruinously
expensive as well as lethal.
If not large areas of the city are destined to be ruinously
blighted by wheelie bins and rubbish as we approach the year of the City of Culture despite whatever other environmental and public realm improvements are implemented in the meantime.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Senators Rand Paul and Tom Udall introduced a bill to end the ruinously
expensive conflict in Afghanistan, declaring 'victory' in the longest war in US history after 18 years, some $2 trillion and over 100,000 dead.