Translation of "bargain" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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bargainnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɑː.ɡɪn/ us /ˈbɑːr.ɡɪn/

bargain noun [ C ] (LOW PRICE)

B1 something on sale at a lower price than its true value

便宜货,廉价品
This coat was half-price - a real bargain. 这件大衣是半价买的——真便宜。
The airline regularly offers last-minute bookings at bargain prices. 航空公司定期提供最后时刻的低价订票服务。
The sales had started and the bargain hunters (= people looking for things at a low price) were out in force. 减价销售开始了,那些到处搜寻便宜货的人便倾巢出动。

More examples

  • She has a sharp eye for a bargain.
  • Buyers who have waited for bargains at the end of the year will find slim pickings.
  • The fall in property prices means that there are a lot of bargains waiting to be snapped up.
  • Jonathan doesn't miss a trick! If there's a bargain to be had at the market, he'll find it.
  • She's got a good nose for a bargain,
  • Houses in this area used to be a real bargain, but they're not cheap any more.

bargain noun [ C ] (AGREEMENT)

an agreement between two people or groups in which each promises to do something in exchange for something else

协议;交易
"I'll clean the kitchen if you clean the car." "OK, it's a bargain." “如果你洗车我就打扫厨房。”“好,就这么定了!”
The management and employees eventually struck/made a bargain (= reached an agreement). 劳资双方最终达成了协议。

bargainverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈbɑː.ɡɪn/ us /ˈbɑːr.ɡɪn/

to try to make someone agree to give you something that is better for you, such as a better price or better working conditions

讨价还价(如价格,工资或工作条件等)
Unions bargain with employers for better rates of pay each year. 为了争取更高的薪酬,工会每年都要与资方进行谈判。

(Translation of “bargain” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)