Opportunity cost in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Opportunity cost

a benefit or profit that must be given up in order to gain something else

Examples of Opportunity cost in a sentence

My mother explained she could not buy two snacks and that popcorn would be our opportunity cost if we chose to get candy. 🔊

Samantha looks at the money should would save living in a cheaper place as the opportunity cost of owning a nice home. 🔊

Being able to spend their own earned money is an opportunity cost given up by some housewives. 🔊

Because the city decided to build a new hospital instead of a park, the planned playground will end up an opportunity cost.  🔊

We can only go on one vacation this summer, so a trip to the mountains was ruled an opportunity cost when went to Disney World.  🔊

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