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set someone back

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set someone back

verb phrase

To cost: How much will it set me back if I order a plain steak?/ set us back what was then an astonishing $18 a person (1900+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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