Meaning of “come/go under the hammer” in the English Dictionary


"come/go under the hammer" in English

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come/go under the hammer

to be sold at an auction (= public sale where objects are bought by the people who offer the most money):

A private collection of her early paintings is expected to go under the hammer next year.

(Definition of “come/go under the hammer” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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