over the odds
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- More than necessary; too much
- If you wait til next week, you'll find yourself paying over the odds for the tickets.
- 2013, BBC News, Supercell: Europe’s supercharged games success
- This might look like another of those dotcom deals, where a wealthy corporate giant pays over the odds for a business with big user numbers but no concrete business plan.
- Usually collocated with a verb such as pay