Translation of "bargain" - English-French dictionary


noun countablebargain /ˈbɑrgən/
=deal; a cheap purchase
affaire feminine

a real bargain at just $30
un bonne affaire à tout juste 30 $
=deal; an agreement between people
marché masculine
make/strike a bargain
to agree to sth
conclure un marché

She made a bargain with her boss.
Elle a conclu un marché avec son patron.


verb intransitivebargain /ˈbɑrgɪn/
to try to negotiate for sth better
marchander , négocier

to bargain with the market trader
marchander avec le commerçant

The government will not bargain over teachers' pay.
Le gouvernement ne négociera pas sur le salaire des enseignants.
more than you bargained for
worse or more difficult than expected
on ne s'attendait pas à ça

Nine puppies was a little more than we bargained for.
Neufs chiots, on ne s'attendait pas à ça.

(Translation of “bargain” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈbaːɡin/

something bought cheaply and giving good value for money

(bonne) affaire
This carpet was a real bargain.

an agreement made between people

I’ll make a bargain with you.
bargain for

to expect or take into consideration

s’attendre à
I didn’t bargain for everyone arriving at once.

(Translation of “bargain” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)