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Word: bargain

Definition: agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power


Sentences Containing 'bargain'

"And since you draw so large a sum as a hundred a year, with what you earn into the bargain, you no doubt travel a little and indulge yourself in every way.
'I shall have nothing to think of then,' said the Doctor, with a smile, 'but my Dictionary; and this other contract-bargain--Annie.'
'Well,' said I, glad to have closed the bargain, 'I'll take eighteenpence.'
After a plea bargain, he was banned 3 month and 10 day for not reporting match-fixing activities.
After Levy reveals this to Pearlman, she uses Levy's espionage to blackmail him into agreeing to a plea bargain for his defendants.
Alyssa and the ghosts continue to guide him as he attempts to maintain the bargain he made with the first Ancient on Vadanis.
And in "Richfield Oil Corp.", the Farmer board held that employers must bargain over employee stock plans they establish.
And to mend the matter, he obliged her to pay double fare, and mobbed her into the bargain.
And when they do marry, what is marriage to them but a very bargain; wherein is sought alliance, or portion, or reputation, with some desire (almost indifferent) of issue; and not the faithful nuptial union of man and wife, that was first instituted.
Arrested in 1995, Martorano agreed to a plea bargain deal in 1999.
As such, a trade union cannot strike incident to a collective bargain.
Employers refused to bargain with the OBU's representatives, and OBU organizers were beaten, kidnapped and dismissed from coalfields.
Floor debate was highly charged, with Democrats asserting that Beeson had lied to the Senate and then tried to bargain with senators to win confirmation.
Grey as he was--and a great-grandfather into the bargain, for he said so--I was madly jealous of him.
Harry attracted a following by interspersing "Becker's-Bargain-Basement" in five minute segments during each hour of the three-hour show.
He refuses to ride a Ranyhyn per his ancient bargain with them, so the Humbled's Ranyhyn bring with them the steed formerly ridden by The Harrow, which they compel to bear Covenant.
He who could take Cervantes' distresses together with his apparatus for enduring them would not make so bad a bargain, perhaps, as far as happiness in life is concerned.
Henry, meanwhile, is finding it difficult to keep his end of the bargain, since he has fallen in love with Imogen, the object of Karen's revenge.
His team won the title, and Morris kept his end of the bargain by attending a Tampa Bay Devil Rays tryout.
However, the Lodge provides a bargain compared to other hotels in the area.
I remember I was once put very much to the blush, being at a friend's house, and by him required to salute the ladies, I kissed the chamber-jade into the bargain, for she was as well dressed as the best.
I well nigh sunk all my capital in it, and lost my own breath into the bargain, running in the face of it.
In short, I compelled the clown to unbind him, and to swear he would take him with him, and pay him real by real, and perfumed into the bargain.
It was at this time controlled by E-II Holdings, Inc., which also owned Elmore, Britts, and Kittinger and Bargain Time.
Kamm's trial was scheduled to begin in May 2010, unless her attorneys arrived at a plea bargain with the prosecution.
Linden refuses the bargain, and as a caesure attacks, Infelice binds Linden and Stave with enchantment, and moves to attack Jeremiah.
Nay; so far from that, I offered with the greatest pleasure to go at once, in my satisfaction at the good bargain that had been made.
Nor have they yet produced the man, but tired out the lady, who has spent above ten shillings in coach-hire, been abused and baffled into the bargain.
She always made a bargain for it, by holding up, as a statement of its just price, one finger less than the merchant held up, whatever his number might be.
She bought seasonal overstocks from top New York designers and sold them at bargain prices.
Some faculties, as the one located in avenida Portugal and which now belongs to the Universidad Mayor, were privatized and sold at bargain prices to Pinochet cronies.
Sometimes he had lost his money, and then he would ask me to call again; but his wife had always got some--had taken his, I dare say, while he was drunk--and secretly completed the bargain on the stairs, as we went down together.
That my health was much impaired, by the continual drudgery of entertaining the rabble every hour of the day; and that, if my master had not thought my life in danger, her majesty would not have got so cheap a bargain.
That same year O'Brien gave the team it's longstanding moniker when he, finding a bargain, bought used football jerseys from the nearby University of Chicago.
The bargain was soon concluded, for James had in the meanwhile returned.
The employer refused to bargain with the union, claiming the union did not represent a majority of employees.
The indictment came after the failure of intensive negotiations for a plea bargain agreement.
The Irish Army purchased 15 of the vehicles (originally intended for the police force in the Belgian Congo), in 1971 at a bargain price.
The marketplace seems to be a place where all people have free and equal access and freely negotiate and bargain over deals and prices on the basis of civil equality.
The plea bargain contained that Kamm would not be charged with damaging national security, which carried a life sentence if convicted.
The Roman religion was in fact of the nature of a bargain: men paid certain sacrifices and rites, and the gods granted their favour, irrespective of right or wrong.
Thus have they a salve for every sore, cheat you to your face, and insult you into the bargain; nor can you help yourself without exposing yourself, or putting yourself into a passion.
To have a bout of kicking at that traitor of a Ganelon he would have given his housekeeper, and his niece into the bargain.
Two months after Barnes' defeat, he entered into a plea bargain with the federal government which resulted in a 37-month prison sentence in 2003.
What has occurred to me, having now the money, is, that perhaps you wouldn't object to ask that good nurse of yours to come with me to the shop--I can show it her from round the corner of the next street--and make the best bargain for them, as if they were for herself, that she can!'
When neither succeeds, they strike a bargain whereby each agrees to exact revenge on behalf of the other, although Henry is less enthusiastic about the plan.
While she was there, Stuart tells Christina that she has Wilhelmina in a weak spot and should bargain her for the baby.
Whoever offers to another a bargain of any kind, proposes to do this.
Working with — or, in some eyes, conspiring with — Gravesend’s surveyor, William Stillwell, Engeman acquired all 39 lots for the bargain price of $20,000.
``Mr. Carton,''the Spy answered, with a timid snap of his fingers,``my hazard is not that, in the thick of business here, if you are true to the whole of your bargain.''
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