The following sentences contain expressions featuring words related to charging someone or getting charged too much money, including the word “ぼったくる” which is read as “bottakuru” and usually means “charge someone an exorbitant price.” We hope you’ll remember the following expressions after repeating them to help expand your English conversation skills.
You got ripped off.
Be careful not to get charged overly high prices when traveling abroad.
That was incredible how they tricked you out of so much money.
The number of cases in which people seek advice for having charged exorbitant fees is said to be on the rise.
These dishes for this price? They’re too expensive.
The dealer demanded extortionate fees.
I was charged an unreasonable amount at the bar.
That’s ridiculously priced!
I want to see the concert though I know it costs way too much money.
When I checked the receipt, I realized they had mistakenly overcharged me at the shop.