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"for a song" in British English

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for a song

informal
very cheaply: She bought the bed for a song at an auction. Because the shop's closing down, most of the stock is going for a song (= being sold very cheaply).
(Definition of for a song from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"for a song" in American English

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for a song

infml very cheaply: She bought that antique chest for a song.
(Definition of for a song from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “for a song”
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常便宜地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常便宜地…
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