bargain

All Noun Verb
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  • Instead, they are forced to deal with much more than they bargained for.
  • I really don't think what we got was a great bargain.
  • Why, in your own house and before your own brother and sister, he bargained with me! Cited from The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • I shall have no more bargains after you are gone, that's certain. Cited from Poor Jack, by Frederick Marryat
  • I did keep my word with her, and gave her good bargains for a long while afterwards. Cited from Poor Jack, by Frederick Marryat
  • Four friends find more than they bargained for on a trip to the country.
  • He bargained, however, that he should have the first soul that went across the bridge. Cited from Folk Tales Every Child Should Know, by Various
  • Oh father, we have returned to nature more than you bargained for. Cited from The Admirable Crichton by J. M. Barrie
  • Thus, there is no general protection offered to those who find they have entered into a bad bargain.
  • At what time in the morning could he be ready to be shown one of these rare bargains? Cited from The Story Of The Soil, By Cyril G. Hopkins
  • Girls bargained with him as best they could in the press, others stood and looked on. Cited from Recollections Of My Childhood And Youth,G. Brandes
  • Others however have refused the bargain and live in separate, all human, villages.
  • He learned much more than he had bargained for; and in this manner. Cited from Soldiers Three [Part II] by Rudyard Kipling
  • Their plan worked, but they got more than they bargained for.
  • In less time than even to the professor seemed possible the required boat-man was produced and bargained with. Cited from The Window-Gazer, Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  • It could not be said, however, that he sought to drive hard bargains. Cited from Wildfire, by Zane Grey
  • It was not long before he found them, and he also found much more than he had bargained for. Cited from Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy, Frank Richard Stockton
  • You say we have the best of the bargains; you know it is not so. Cited from Treaties of Canada with Indians, Alexander Morris
  • If there were good bargains to be made he determined to make his own profit out of them. Cited from The Junior Classics, V4, Ed. by Willam Patten
  • Those who get the bargains seem to have a more dominant nature than mine. Cited from Punch, Vol. 159, July 7th, 1920, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
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Meaning of bargain

  • noun An agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    he made a bargain with the devil, he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals
  • noun An advantageous purchase
    she got a bargain at the auction, the stock was a real buy at that price
  • verb Come to terms; arrive at an agreement