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bargain basement

sale of old stock at highly discounted prices. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Not-quite-perfect products offered at bargain-basement prices; regular merchandise also available.
for an injunction against one of several Japanese companies to prevent the sales at bargain-basement prices of DVD versions of classic movies such as "Roman Holiday.
Thanks to the bargain-basement prices of the editing software, cameras and broadcast technology, and the ubiquity of powerful computers in the classrooms, creating cutting-edge video content is easier than ever.
Bearing in mind the past bargain-basement shopping habits of the Canadian government (remember the used British subs?
Mark Hastings, director of communications for the BBPA, said: "We are also calling on supermarkets, which sell the bargain-basement alcohol that also plays a role in town-centre drinking, to take part.
But here in Britain we're basking in bargain-basement used-car sunshine.
Folks can get a hip resurfacing for only $5,000 and a cardiac bypass for the bargain-basement price of $6,000.
However, it attracts a loyal following from those who want uncomplicated no-frills motoring at a bargain-basement price, with the added bonus of huge dealer discounts to shift stocks.
P FROGGY -Selling a reluctant Geoff Horsfield was a mistake and how Wigan must be laughing after their bargain-basement scoop.
When it comes to virus protection (hackers can send viruses to you), you should avoid bargain-basement products.
Local institutions are acquiring assets at bargain-basement prices.
Euro-MPs yesterday voted to double cash compensation for stranded air passengers to counter deliberate overbooking by airlines - despite warnings from budget carriers that the move could mean an end to bargain-basement fares.