more than one bargained for
An unexpected outcome, especially an unfavorable one, as in Serving on the board this year has involved more work than I bargained for. This expression alludes to a higher than anticipated cost for a transaction. [Mid-1800s]
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- more or less,
- more power to someone,
- more sinned against than sinning,
- more sol.,
- more than meets the eye,
- more than one can shake a stick at,
- more than one way to skin a cat,
- more the merrier, the,
- more things in heaven and earth, horatio,
- more, hannah
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