French translation of 'costing'
Example Sentences Including 'costing'
Otherwise parents will buy one hot dog and break it in half, costing us the sale of two at the regular price.Roses are for the Rich
Even fighting for the glory of the Overlord starts to pale when it's costing you money and there's no plunder in sight.TREASON KEEP (2001)
But afterwards Ginny was uncomfortably aware that each time Caroline's eyes roamed about a room, she seemed to be costing everything.The Ambassador's Women
Trends of 'costing'
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coût mto count the cost of sth (= assess the cost of)
calculer le coût de qch(= assess the consequences of) [disaster]
faire le bilan de qch
prix mas I know to my cost
comme je l'ai appris à mes dépensat all costs
coûte que coûte,
à tout prixat any cost
à n'importe quel prix
Word forms: past tense past participle cost[money]
⇒ The meal costs fifteen euros.
Le repas coûte quinze euros.
⇒ How much does it cost?
Combien ça coûte?
⇒ It costs too much.
Ça coûte trop cher.
⇒ What will it cost to have it repaired?
Combien cela coûtera de le faire réparer?to cost sb sth
⇒ It cost me £10.
Cela m'a coûté dix livres.
⇒ It cost them £10.
Cela leur a coûté dix livres.to cost money (= be expensive)
Word forms: past tense past participle cost(figurative)to cost sb sth
⇒ It cost him his life.
Ça lui a coûté la vie.
⇒ It cost him his job.
Ça lui a coûté son emploi.
⇒ It cost them time.
Cela leur a pris du temps.
⇒ It cost them effort.
Cela leur a demandé des efforts.
Word forms: past tense past participle costed (ˈkɒstɪd)(= estimate cost of)
- [plan, contract]
calculer le coût de
établir le prix de revient de,
calculer le prix de revient de
- [plan, contract]
Derived Formscosts plural noun
- [of business]
Example Sentences Including 'cost'
Every time she looked in the mirror, she would be reminded of the accident of genetics that had cost another woman her life.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
His participation in the shadow world of offender profiling had cost him more than he cared to tot up.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
Banks had seen the sadistic gleam in his eye, how much effort it had cost him not to strike the match.AFTERMATH (2001)
Translation of costing from the Collins English to French Dictionary