UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbɑːrgɪnɪŋ/

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. Bargaining is not [allowed, permitted].
  2. Bargaining is [encouraged, expected].
  3. This is no [time, place] for bargaining.
  4. bargaining and [negotiation, purchasing]
  5. [hate, love] bargaining
  6. is very [good, poor, skilled] at bargaining
  7. tries to avoid bargaining
  8. not (at all) interested in bargaining
  9. Bargaining can be [fun, frustrating, rewarding, stressful].
  10. Bargaining is a stage of [mourning, recovery].
  11. in proposed bargaining
  12. [wage, collective, union] bargaining
n as adj
  1. used [him, it] as a bargaining chip
  2. a bargaining agreement between
  3. has no bargaining power
  4. during the bargaining process
  5. nothing to bring to the bargaining table
  6. return to the bargaining table to [discuss, reach an agreement]
  7. [clever, good, poor, cunning] bargaining techniques
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [look, search] for a bargain
  2. can't [pass up, turn down] a good bargain
  3. That's a (real) bargain!
  4. [picked up, got myself] a real bargain
  5. [shop, look] around for bargains
  6. a bargain on [tomatoes, soap]
  7. bargains and discounts
  8. I love a good bargain!
  9. bought it at a bargain
  10. That's the bargain of a lifetime!
  11. That's a real bargain!
  12. a [travel, flight] bargain
  13. The [judge, attorney] offered a plea bargain.
  14. a plea bargain put [forward, in] by the [attorney]
  15. was offered a plea bargain (for)
  16. accepted a plea bargain
  17. turned down a plea bargain
  18. made a bargain to [share the, take turns] driving
  1. bargain with [them, the prosecutor, the company]
  2. he got more than he bargained for
  3. bargain for [his life, a promotion, a discount]
  4. bargain over a [proposal, price]
  5. bargained away her [life, rights, freedom]
  6. bargained her [life] away
  7. cannot be bargained with
n as adj
  1. bargain [prices, shopping]
  2. [CDs, DVDs, albums] in the bargain basement
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