The cost or price of something, as in So what's the damage for this outfit? This seemingly modern slangy phrase, with damage alluding to the harm done to one's pocketbook, was first recorded in 1755.
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The Dallas Cowboys sell out their state-of-the art football stadium.
“At the moment there are no signs of damage,” Marino told The Daily Beast.
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Never grasp a Fern plant from above and try to pull it away, as this will be almost sure to result in damage.
Great care is necessary when removing the Ferns to do as little damage as possible to the roots.
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