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Russian translation of “sell”

sell

verb
 
 
/sel/ (past tense and past participle sold)
FOR MONEY [I, T] A2 to give something to someone who gives you money for it
продавать
He sold his guitar for £50. I sold my bike to Claire. [+ two objects] I'm hoping she'll sell me her car.Buying and selling in general
OFFER [T] A2 to offer something for people to buy
продавать
Excuse me, do you sell newspapers?Buying and selling in general
sell for/at sth to be available for sale at a particular price
продаваться по какой-либо цене
The shirts are selling for £30 each.Buying and selling in general
A LOT [I, T] to be bought in large numbers
расходиться, идти нарасхват
His last book sold eight million copies.Buying and selling in general
MAKE YOU WANT [T] to make someone want to buy something
содействовать продаже
Scandal sells newspapers.Buying and selling in general
IDEA/PLAN [T] to persuade someone that an idea or plan is good
убеждать, склонять
I'm currently trying to sell the idea to my boss.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of sell from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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