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sell

verb /sel/ ( past tense, past participle sold /sould/)
to give something in exchange for money
verkaufen
He sold her a car I’ve got some books to sell.
to have for sale
verkaufen
The farmer sells milk and eggs.
to be sold
sich verkaufen
His book sold well.
to cause to be sold
einen guten Absatz sichern
Packaging sells a product.
sell-out noun an event, especially a concert, for which all the tickets are sold
ausverkauftes Haus
His concert was a sell-out.
a betrayal
der Verrat
The gang realized it was a sell-out and tried to escape.
be sold on to be enthusiastic about
völlig hin und weg sein
I’m sold on the idea of a holiday in Canada.
be sold out to be no longer available
ausverkauft sein
The concert is sold out.
to have no more available to be bought
ausverkauft sein
We are sold out of children’s socks.
sell down the river to betray
verraten
The gang was sold down the river by one of its associates.
sell off to sell quickly and cheaply
ausverkaufen
They’re selling off their old stock.
sell out (sometimes with of) to sell all of something
ausverkaufen
We sold out our entire stock.
to be all sold
ausverkauft sein
The laptops sold out within minutes of the sale starting.
sell up to sell a house, business etc
pfänden
He has sold up his share of the business.
(Definition of sell from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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