bargain

01. You paid $200 for that bike? That's an excellent [bargain].
02. The union will be [bargaining] with the administration all night.
03. I like going to the market and [bargaining] with the shopkeepers there.
04. You can get lots of good [bargains] at Second-Hand City. This shirt only cost me $4.
05. You can get nice clothes at [bargain] prices if you really shop around.
06. I made a [bargain] with Matthew. I'll help him with his French homework if he helps me with math.
07. He was able to get a good [bargain] by buying stuff in bulk.
08. There is a French proverb which notes that he that does not ask will never get a [bargain].
09. Benjamin Franklin once observed that necessity never made a good [bargain].
10. The asking price for the antique chair was $125, but I was able to [bargain] with the guy, and got the price down to $75.
11. The right to sit down and [bargain], even when you don't get the perfect deal, is the fundamental right for which the international trade union movement has always fought.
12. She [bargained] with the guy over the cost for over 20 minutes, and ended up getting it for half price.
13. In Namibia, [bargaining] is a local way of life, particularly for arts and crafts.
14. When shopping in Thailand, friendly [bargaining] may allow you to pay 10-40% lower than the original asking price.
15. A good travel agent should be able to help you find a [bargain] airfare, car rental or hotel room.

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  • bargain — bar·gain 1 n often attrib [Old French bargaigne negotiation, haggling, from bargaignier to haggle] 1: an agreement between parties that settles what each gives or receives (as a promise or performance) in a transaction between them compare… …   Law dictionary

  • Bargain — Bar gain, n. [OE. bargayn, bargany, OF. bargaigne, bargagne, prob. from a supposed LL. barcaneum, fr. barca a boat which carries merchandise to the shore; hence, to traffic to and fro, to carry on commerce in general. See {Bark} a vessel. ] 1. An …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bargain — [bär′gən] n. [ME & OFr bargaine < OFr bargaignier, to haggle < Frank * borganjan, to lend, akin to OE borgian,BORROW] 1. a mutual agreement or contract in which the parties settle on what should be given or done by each 2. the terms of such …   English World dictionary

  • bargain — ► NOUN 1) an agreement made between people as to what each will do for the other. 2) a thing bought or offered for sale for a low price. ► VERB 1) negotiate the terms of an agreement. 2) (bargain for/on) expect. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • Bargain — Bar gain, v. i. [OE. barganien, OF. bargaigner, F. barguigner, to hesitate, fr. LL. barcaniare. See {Bargain}, n.] To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bargain — Bar gain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bargained} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bargaining}.] To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade; as, to bargain one horse for another. [1913 Webster] {To bargain away}, to dispose of in a bargain; usually with a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bargain — could mean some of the following: * The process whereby buyer and seller agree the price of goods or services. See bargaining. * An agreement to exchange goods at a price. * Such an agreement where one of the parties thinks the price is very… …   Wikipedia

  • bargain — [n1] agreement arrangement, bond, business, compact, contract, convention, covenant, deal, engagement, negotiation, pact, pledge, promise, stipulation, transaction, treaty, understanding; concept 684 bargain [n2] something bought at cheap price… …   New thesaurus

  • bargain\ on — • bargain on • bargain for v To be ready for; expect. When John started a fight with the smaller boy he got more than he bargained for. The final cost of building the house was much more than they had bargained on. Compare: count on …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bargain — n *contract, compact, pact …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • bargain — I n. agreement 1) to drive; make, strike; seal a bargain 2) to meet one s end of a bargain 3) a hard bargain (she drives a hard bargain) 4) a bargain with (we struck a bargain with them) 5) a bargain to + inf. (they made a bargain not to cut… …   Combinatory dictionary

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