It costs + (人) ＋ 金钱/代价 ＋ to V
It cost Mary NT$400,000 (four hundred thousand NT dollars) to redecorate her house. Mary花了四十万台币重新装潢她的房子。
It cost John NT$80,000,000 (eighty million NT dollars) to buy the villa. John花了八千万买那栋别墅。
It costs you almost nothing to jog. 慢跑几乎不花你什么钱。
It cost him his life to drive after drinking.
It costs him his health to have been overworking for years.
It cost him his job to insult his boss. 他因为侮辱老板而失去工作。内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-5855-219264-1.html