buy\ for\ a\ song

v. phr.
To buy something very cheaply.

Since the building on the corner was old and neglected, I was able to buy it for a song.


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  • buy for a song — {v. phr.} To buy something very cheaply. * /Since the building on the corner was old and neglected, I was able to buy it for a song./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • buy for a song — {v. phr.} To buy something very cheaply. * /Since the building on the corner was old and neglected, I was able to buy it for a song./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for a song — {adv. phr.}, {informal} At a low price; for a bargain price; cheaply. * /He sold the invention for a song and its buyers were the ones who got rich./ * /They bought the house for a song and sold it a few years later at a good profit./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for a song — {adv. phr.}, {informal} At a low price; for a bargain price; cheaply. * /He sold the invention for a song and its buyers were the ones who got rich./ * /They bought the house for a song and sold it a few years later at a good profit./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for a song — If you buy or sell something for a song, it is very cheap …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • for a song — for very little money He was able to buy his new car for a song …   Idioms and examples

  • for a song — adverb Almost free. Very cheap I had to buy it there and then. They were selling it for a song …   Wiktionary

  • for a song —    If you buy or sell something for a song, it is very cheap.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • For a song —   If you buy or sell something for a song, it is very cheap …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • go for a song —    If something goes for a song, it is sold at an unexpectedly low price.     I was able to buy the car simply because it was going for a song …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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