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Translation of "sell" - English-French dictionary

sell

verb /sel/ ( past tense, past participle sold /sould/)
to give something in exchange for money vendre He sold her a car I’ve got some books to sell. to have for sale vendre The farmer sells milk and eggs. to be sold se vendre His book sold well. to cause to be sold faire vendre Packaging sells a product. sell-out noun an event, especially a concert, for which all the tickets are sold (concert, etc.) à guichets fermés His concert was a sell-out. a betrayal trahison The gang realized it was a sell-out and tried to escape. be sold on to be enthusiastic about être emballé (par) I’m sold on the idea of a holiday in Canada. be sold out to be no longer available épuisé; à guichets fermés The concert is sold out. to have no more available to be bought être en rupture de stock We are sold out of children’s socks. sell down the river to betray trahir The gang was sold down the river by one of its associates. sell off to sell quickly and cheaply liquider They’re selling off their old stock. sell out (sometimes with of) to sell all of something liquider We sold out our entire stock. to be all sold être épuisé The laptops sold out within minutes of the sale starting. sell up to sell a house, business etc vendre He has sold up his share of the business.
(Definition of sell from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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