bargain basement


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bargain basement

sale of old stock at highly discounted prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Britain must not become a bargain basement economy, undercutting our European neighbours.
Meanwhile us Brits were toiling away working seven 12 hour shifts on either nights or days at bargain basement pay rates.
A good Cellar is not a bargain basement, but a bargain basement can be a good seller.
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.
Folks can get a hip resurfacing for only $5,000 and a cardiac bypass for the bargain basement price of $6,000 (the latter even includes the cost of air travel).
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.
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.
The American business community seems to be recognizing that people who wear corduroy also think corduroy, and those who have bargain-basement wardrobes also tend to have bargain basement intellects.
PROTON, so long the bargain basement maker, has really set the cat among the pigeons with the offer of a Limited Edition Wira saloon model at just pounds 7,999 on the road.