on hire
phrasal see for hire

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on hire — phrasal see for hire * * * on hire 1. For hiring 2. For hire • • • Main Entry: ↑hire * * * on hire british phrase used for saying that something is being hired All their cars were already out on hire …   Useful english dictionary

  • on hire — ► for (or on) hire available to be hired. Main Entry: ↑hire …   English terms dictionary

  • on hire — British used for saying that something is being hired All their cars were already out on hire …   English dictionary

  • on hire — for rent, for lease, on loan …   English contemporary dictionary

  • for hire, available for use or service in exchange for payment. Also, on hire. — idi for hire, available for use or service in exchange for payment. Also, on hire …   From formal English to slang

  • for (or on) hire — available to be hired. → hire …   English new terms dictionary

  • hire — ► VERB 1) chiefly Brit. obtain the temporary use of (something) in return for payment. 2) (hire out) grant the temporary use of (something) in return for payment. 3) employ for wages. 4) obtain the temporary services of (someone) to do a… …   English terms dictionary

  • hire — [hīr] n. [ME < OE hyr, wages, akin to Du huur, Ger heuer] 1. the amount paid to get the services of a person or the use of a thing 2. a hiring or being hired 3. Informal a person who is hired; employee vt. hired, hiring 1. to get …   English World dictionary

  • on credit — ON HIRE PURCHASE, on (the) HP, by instalments, on account; informal on tick, on the slate; Brit. informal on the never never. → credit * * * with an arrangement to pay later …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the never-never — on the ˌnever ˈnever idiom (BrE, informal) on ↑hire purchase (= by making payments over a long period) • to buy a new car on the never never Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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