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cher

, -ère  
      adj  
   (=aimé)   dear  
"Chère Mélusine ..."      "Dear Mélusine ..."  
mon cher, ma chère      my dear  
   (=très apprécié)   dear  
être cher à qn      to be dear to sb  
   (=coûteux)   expensive, dear  
C'est trop cher.      It's too expensive.  
      adv  
coûter cher      to cost a lot, to be expensive  
payer qch cher      to pay a lot for sth  
     (fig)   to pay dearly for sth  
→ une erreur que j'ai payée cher        
il me le payera cher!      he'll pay for this!  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
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chère, chéri, chère, chier

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
adj.
dear ; expensive
[Bus.]
adv.
expensively
[Bus.]
v.
pay a high price (+ for)
ex. C'est trop cher payé > It is too expensive ; It is too high a price to pay.
exp.
dear diary
exp.
to cost a lot
adj.
my dear
adj.
cheaper
exp.
to cost a lot
v.
be expensive
v.
be a high price to pay
v.
be a high price to pay
adv.
for cheap
adj.
not so expensive
exp.
to pay a lot for sth
exp.
to pay dearly for sth
[Fig.]
v.
sell at a higher price, resell at a higher price
exp.
far more expensive
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'cher' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
adj.
cher
adj.
cher
[Bus.]
adj.
cher
adj.
cher
adj.
cher
adj.
pas cher
exp.
Mon cher Paul
v.
été cher payé
exp.
Cher Monsieur Green
adj.
un peu cher
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