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English definition of “bargain for/on sth”

bargain for/on sth

phrasal verb with bargain     /ˈbɑː.ɡɪn/ US  /ˈbɑːr-/ verb [I or T]
to expect or be prepared for something: We hadn't bargained on such a long wait. The strength of the opposition was rather more than she'd bargained for.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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