The Affordable Care Act requires health insurers to cover the cost of contraception at no charge to women.
Same crisis that cost people their homes, their life savings.
So FX also had to front the cost of a writing staff for a series that they had not yet greenlit.
And weekly reminders of rising prices at the gas pump and grocery store, where it hurts most, may cost Obama the election.
Energy saving technologies and hybrid cars may cost more than conventional ones to purchase.
So much falsehood does it cost to obtain two apparent truths of tone.
It'll cost him more than he'll ever get from my miserly uncle to repair it.
To outwit them was his first thought, but he must defeat their ends if it cost him his life.
We wish nothing that can be had only at the cost of another people.
Such were his uttered thoughts, but it cost him little regret as he spoke them.
c.1200, from Old French cost (12c., Modern French coût) "cost, outlay, expenditure; hardship, trouble," from Vulgar Latin *costare, from Latin constare, literally "to stand at" (or with), with a wide range of figurative senses including "to cost." The idiom is the same one used in Modern English when someone says something "stands at X dollars" to mean it sells for X dollars. The Latin word is from com- "with" (see com-) + stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).
late 14c., from Old French coster (Modern French coûter) "to cost," from cost (see cost (n.)).