bargain

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發音
bargain
定義
名詞 
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.
詞源
名詞 
An agreement or stipulation; mutual pledge.
詞源
名詞 
An item (usually brand new) purchased for significantly less than the usual, or recommended, price; also (when not qualified), a gainful transaction; an advantageous purchase.
To buy a thing at a bargain.
At that price, it's not just a bargain, it's a steal.
詞源
名詞 
The thing stipulated or purchased.
詞源
動詞 不及物動詞
To make a bargain; to make a deal or contract for the exchange of property or services; to negotiate.
Bargain with a farmer for a cow.
So worthless peasants bargain for their wives. -- Shakespeare.
United we bargain, divided we beg.
詞源
意思註釋
intransitive
動詞 及物動詞
To transfer for a consideration; to barter; to trade.
To bargain one horse for another.
詞源
意思註釋
transitive
名詞 動詞 形容詞 副詞 其它
詞源
From Middle English bargaynen ‎(“to bargain, make a pledge for sale”), from Anglo-Norman bargai(g)ner ‎(“to bargain”), from Old French bargai(g)ner ‎(“to bargain, haggle”), from Frankish *borganjan ‎(“to borrow, lend”), from Proto-Germanic *burgijaną ‎(“to borrow, lend”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhergh- ‎(“to protect, secure”). Akin to Old High German boragēn, borgēn ‎(“to look after, care for”) (German borgen), Old English borgian ‎(“to borrow, lend, pledge”). More at borrow.
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