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Bargain in a Sentence

Examples of bargain in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of bargain, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


bargain(bärˈgĭn)

(verb) - come to terms; arrive at an agreement

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EXAMPLES - Bargain in a Sentence

  1. Now, the offset side of that bargain is coming through. (source)
  2. I call the bargain good: why sh'd I want fur to break it? (source)
  3. HOLMES: Well, it could be called a bargain hunter's dream. (source)
  4. The bargain was a short one; and the horses were soon sent for. (source)
  5. The bargain was a fair bargain, and you have no ground for any claim. (source)
  6. However, the timing of the proposed plea bargain is less than perfect. (source)
  7. I've highlighted before the growth in Irish "bargain" websites recently. (source)
  8. "A bargain is a bargain," he said, repeating the village's fateful promise. (source)
  9. Back we go into the land of value, where the word bargain doth not speak its name. (source)
  10. Blaming the bankers for making bigger money in the bargain is a political diversion. (source)
  11. I stopped not on the road to make merchandise -- what you call a bargain -- about my coming. (source)
  12. BOTTOM LINE: If you break the rules, you pay the penalty or whatever "plea bargain" is offered. (source)
  13. If Richardson wants to be Secy of State and he has votes to bargain, that is his bargaining chip. (source)
  14. After four months here at the CarAdvice office it's time to say goodbye to our long term bargain basement ute, (source)
  15. A bargain is a bargain, and my family's been protecting Bramley Hollow for eight generations on that understanding. (source)
  16. You may, as a poor person, only have $20.00 to spend on a few meals, so what kind of bargain is 10 pounds of carrots? (source)
  17. Instead, his prix fixe recalls the bargain menu that back in the day many restaurants offered within the a la carte menu. (source)
  18. "Now that is what I call a bargain, James," he begins, when turning over the pieces one by one; "all perfect, not a part lost. (source)
  19. As I pointed out in my book, America, Welcome to the Poorhouse, another big bargain is the little-talked about 15-year mortgage. (source)
  20. Everyone wants a bargain, which is why more Americans shop at discount chains like Target and Walmart than at any other type of big store. (source)
  21. Before we start, we should clarify that the term bargain cruises does not mean beat up and rat infested ships to places no one wants to see. (source)
  22. But, alongside each gram of sadness I feel for my part in the bargain is the increased assurance of my own existence I get with every swallow. (source)
  23. Talk about a "bargain" - a bidder would have had to pay over 900p "even to get close" to previous takeover valuations in the confectionery industry. (source)
  24. I hope Barack doesn't give in just to get rid of her, I will accept her staying in the race until December if her part of the bargain is being the VP. (source)
  25. These so-called bargain-aggregator sites find, check, and link to limited-time-only deals from a host of retailers, some of which may last only a few hours. (source)
  26. The other part of the bargain is the explicit undertaking by the nuclear weapon states towards nuclear disarmament and the elimination of all nuclear weapons. (source)
  27. He ended up getting trampled to death by a mob of idiots so intent on getting a so-called bargain or freebie, that they didn't even realize what they were doing. (source)
  28. Not to mention lower-profile retailers like TJX Cos., whose chains draw brand-conscious consumers looking for a bargain, which is trading at a multiple of about 11. (source)
  29. Today, we look at so-called bargain-aggregator sites that find, check, and link to limited-time-only deals from a host of retailers, some of which may last only a few hours. (source)
  30. For voracious book-buyers, however, it can still prove to be a long-term bargain since new titles are only $10 (compared to $25 for a new hardback) and older titles are cheaper. (source)
  31. The gun shops I frequent don't seem to price an item down based on getting the item at a bargain from the prior owner, i. e, they price it at the most they think they can get for it. (source)
  32. The internal fool around additionally authorize a BOCES bill any year. we could be wrong about this though my bargain is which a Southern Westchester BOCES is a place where this shortcoming lies. (source)
  33. Washington's proffered "bargain" - that the North halt this traffic in return for massive development aid - faces the unstated Pyongyang logic that such a "liberalization" would unseat the tyranny. (source)
  34. The basic bargain is sound: Countries with nuclear weapons will move towards disarmament, countries without nuclear weapons will not acquire them, and all countries can access peaceful nuclear energy. (source)
  35. In the most virtuous ages the word bargain, like the word promise, will be unintelligible -- We cannot bargain to do what is wrong, nor can we, though there should be no bargain, forbear to do what is right, without being unjust. (source)
  36. In the middle of the last century, nations agreed to be bound by a treaty whose bargain is clear: All will have access to peaceful nuclear power; those without nuclear weapons will forsake them; and those with nuclear weapons will work towards disarmament. (source)
  37. We've now got an opportunity that we've not had before to bring these matters to conclusion -- provided that Iraq does its side of the bargain, which is to give us the remaining materials and information we need to bring those weapons "" files '' finally to account. (source)
  38. There seems to be a trend among marketers today for practicing what I think of as Pavlovian Marketing: inducing consumers with an incentive to complete some small task, in the mistaken belief that consumers 'opting into the bargain is a step toward marketing success. (source)
  39. David Jones, chief market strategist at IG Index, said: "Today has seemed to be more about shorter-term bargain hunting rather than the return of buyers in any great numbers - and it could well be a theme that plays out over the next couple of weeks in the run up to Christmas." (source)
  40. Regulation in financial and banking markets was completely undermined by international encouragement and lobbying efforts by American financiers. manufacturing industries to speak of, totally dependent on foreign imports -- which siphon money out of our economy and thus cost much more than their "bargain" - sticker prices. (source)
  41. JON KYL (R), ARIZONA: Well, obviously we hope it's successful in conveying the message that the United States is not going to intervene and call for a ceasefire as long as Hezbollah, the terrorist group, is not willing to perform their part of the bargain, which is to stop what they're doing and to pull back and release the captive Israeli soldiers. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 63.0, which suggests that "bargain" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.


BARGAIN SYNONYMS

We have 17 synonyms for bargain.

arrangement, bond, business, compact, contract, convention, covenant, deal, engagement, negotiation, pact, pledge, promise, stipulation, transaction, treaty, understanding


BARGAIN ANTONYMS

We have 4 antonyms for bargain.

break, disagreement, misunderstanding, rip-off


PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION

Pronunciation: (bärˈgĭn)

Syllabification: bar-gain


DEFINITIONS

View up to 25 definitions of bargain from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.


from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) An agreement between parties fixing obligations that each promises to carry out.
  2. (noun) An agreement establishing the terms of a sale or exchange of goods or services: finally reached a bargain with the antique dealer over the lamp.
  3. (noun) Property acquired or services rendered as a result of such an agreement.
  4. (noun) Something offered or acquired at a price advantageous to the buyer.
  5. (verb-intransitive) To negotiate the terms of an agreement, as to sell or exchange.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration.
  2. (noun) An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
  3. (noun) A purchase; also (when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase; as, to buy a thing at a bargain.
  4. (noun) The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap.
  5. (verb) To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; to negotiate; -- followed by with and for; as, to bargain with a farmer for a cow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) An agreement between parties concerning the sale of property; or a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration.
  2. (noun) An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
  3. (noun) A purchase; also ( when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase.
  4. (noun) The thing stipulated or purchased; also, anything bought cheap.
  5. (verb-intransitive) To make a bargain; to make a contract for the exchange of property or services; -- followed by with and for.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) The act of discussing the terms of a proposed agreement; bargaining.
  2. (noun) A contention or contest for the mastery or upper hand; a struggle.
  3. (noun) A contract or an agreement between two or more parties; a compact settling that something shall be done; specifically, a contract by which one party binds himself to transfer the right to some property for a consideration, and the other party binds himself to receive the property and pay the consideration.
  4. (noun) The outcome of an agreement as regards one of the parties; that which is acquired by bargaining; the thing purchased or stipulated for: as, look at my bargain; a bad bargain; “a losing bargain,”
  5. (noun) Something bought or sold at a low price; an advantageous purchase.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (verb) come to terms; arrive at an agreement
  2. (verb) negotiate the terms of an exchange
  3. (noun) an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
  4. (noun) an advantageous purchase