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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
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