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Example Sentences for "expense"

Some couples count all their expenses to make sure that each person pays his portionWhenever we go skiing, we try to go in a group, so we can share expenses such as transportation, accommodation and food.

Some couples count all their expenses to make sure that each person pays his portion.

Our household expenses have certainly increased since we bought our own house.

Many British Columbia wines offer excellent quality at very little expense.

She is always expensively-dressed, and has excellent taste.

There's a lot of expensive stereo equipment in here, so we'd better lock the door.

She had to go to Osaka on business, so her company paid all her expenses for the trip.

Derek Bok once remarked that if you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

A Brazilian proverb states that a wise man learns at the fool's expense.

Joe L. Griffith once remarked that good quality is cheap; it's poor quality that is expensive.

There is a Kikuyu proverb which states that peace is costly, but it is worth the expense.

Our expenditures for this month are much higher than usual, so our profits are down.

To save money on your food bill at the grocery store, look down; less costly items are often on bottom shelves, whereas more expensive ones are placed at eye level.

The world's most expensive food is saffron, which sells for as much as $2,000 per ounce!

The human rights organization Amnesty International warns that in many countries, development is being pursued at the expense of human rights.

Someone once joked that a vacation is a holiday from everything except expenses.

Industry is now realizing that everything that is recycled reduces the expense of buying raw materials.

Someone once remarked that a smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

Discussion question: What things do you find expensive and inexpensive in this country?


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