Meaning of “bargain for/on sth” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “bargain for/on sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bargain for/on sth

phrasal verb with bargain uk /ˈbɑːɡɪn/ us verb [ I ]

to expect or be prepared for something:

We hadn't bargained on such a high rate of interest.
The strength of the opposition was rather more than she had bargained for.

(Definition of “bargain for/on sth ” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)