Definition Buy up

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Definition

Buy up (all the bread you can find!): Purchase (bread) in large amounts, Purchase the whole supply of (bread)!
verb
This is an irregular verb:
I buy up (all the bread you can find!) / I bought up / I have bought up

Examples

  • "An infamous raider, Mazerati started out as a minor shareholder in D&C and spent years slowly accumulating the majority of the company's stock, discreetly buying up shares from the struggling members of the Dulce and Carpaccio families without the knowledge or approval of other stockholders."
  • "For years, the British have been buying up homes in countries such as Italy, Spain, and France."

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