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Translation of "sell" - English-Russian dictionary

sell

verb     /sel/ ( past tense and past participle sold)
FOR MONEY [I, T]
A2 to give something to someone who gives you money for it продавать He sold his guitar for £50. I sold my bike to Claire. [+ two objects] I'm hoping she'll sell me her car.Buying and selling in general
OFFER [T]
A2 to offer something for people to buy продавать Excuse me, do you sell newspapers?Buying and selling in general
sell for/at sth
to be available for sale at a particular price продаваться по какой-либо цене The shirts are selling for £30 each.Buying and selling in general
A LOT [I, T]
to be bought in large numbers расходиться, идти нарасхват His last book sold eight million copies.Buying and selling in general
MAKE YOU WANT [T]
to make someone want to buy something содействовать продаже Scandal sells newspapers.Buying and selling in general
IDEA/PLAN [T]
to persuade someone that an idea or plan is good убеждать, склонять I'm currently trying to sell the idea to my boss.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of sell from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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