on sale
phrasal 1. for sale 2. available for purchase at a reduced price

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  • on sale — {adj. phr.} Selling for a special low price. * /Tomato soup that is usually sold for sixty cents a can is now on sale for fifty cents./ * /John and Mary couldn t sell all of the lemonade at twenty cents a cup so they have it on sale for ten cents …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on sale — {adj. phr.} Selling for a special low price. * /Tomato soup that is usually sold for sixty cents a can is now on sale for fifty cents./ * /John and Mary couldn t sell all of the lemonade at twenty cents a cup so they have it on sale for ten cents …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on sale — ► available to buy: »Tickets are on sale now! »Everything goes on sale as soon as the doors open. ► being sold for a lower price than usual: »All their men s clothing is on sale this week. Main Entry: ↑sale …   Financial and business terms

  • On sale — Sale Sale, n. [Icel. sala, sal, akin to E. sell. See {Sell}, v. t.] 1. The act of selling; the transfer of property, or a contract to transfer the ownership of property, from one person to another for a valuable consideration, or for a price in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • on-sale — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. of a license : that permits sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises secured an on sale license for his restaurant 2. a. : authorized to sell an on sale retailer or buy on sale p …   Useful english dictionary

  • on sale — In context of patent law, an invention may be placed on sale in two ways: first, it may be placed on sale by an actual and completed transaction and, alternatively, an invention is placed on sale whenever its inventor or his company engages in… …   Black's law dictionary

  • on sale — 1) available for people to buy Tickets for the performance are on sale at the box office. 2) American available for people to buy at a price that is less than the usual price. The British expression is on offer Bedding usually goes on sale in… …   English dictionary

  • on\ sale — adj. phr. Selling for a special low price. Tomato soup that is usually sold for sixty cents a can is now on sale for fifty cents. John and Mary couldn t sell all of the lemonade at twenty cents a cup so they have it on sale for ten cents a cup …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on sale — adjective a) Available for purchase. In 1866 Colonel J. F. Meline noted that the rebozo<!Italic in original had almost disappeared in Santa Fe and that hoop skirts, on sale in the stores, were being widely used. b) Available for purchase at… …   Wiktionary

  • on sale — ► for (or on) sale offered for purchase. Main Entry: ↑sale …   English terms dictionary

  • on sale — for sale at a reduced price; for sale …   English contemporary dictionary

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