bargain basement


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bargain basement

sale of old stock at highly discounted prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Meanwhile us Brits were toiling away working seven 12 hour shifts on either nights or days at bargain basement pay rates.
The biggest day in the life of the 19-year-old and her 21-year-old groom Christopher May had a bargain basement price tag - but the happy couple didn't mind.
But if they were all concentrated in one area, the way they used to be during the heyday of the bargain basement, the shopper would know where to go to find the good stuff.
Despite the bargain basement price, Media Lab researchers claim the scaled down machine can perform all educational computing functions.
Especially as we missed out on the bargain basement item of the year, from St Michael.
YOU'VE got to feel sorry for Charlie Haughey - having to sell his precious yacht at a bargain basement price.
ASTON VILLA boss David O'Leary, forced to shop in football's bargain basement, is looking to snap up Portsmouth's Patrik Berger on a free transfer this summer but has competition from Harry Redknapp at Southampton.
Gia Kenner, a 23-year-old graduate student at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia, appreciates the bargain basement prices of eBay because it "doesn't cramp [her clothing] style.
Jerry Bridge at Bridge The World says three night room-only hotel short breaks in Hong Kong from pounds 376 and bargain basement flights to the US - New York (around pounds 200), Los Angeles (pounds 250) and Las Vegas (pounds 289) - are hot sellers.
Brides-to-be can take advantage of bargain basement prices, all in the name of charity.
It has been around for ages and repeat sales must be massive, since once you've tried it you'd never do back to bargain basement cover-up, but it seems there are many uninitiated still out there.
Despite bargain basement prices--most assets can be acquired for little more than a buyer's promise to assume the company's debt--macroeconomic and political uncertainty remains a major deterrent.