Sell

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Definition

to sell: to exchange something for money, the opposite of 'to buy'
verb
To sell is transitive and intransitive.

I am trying to sell my car. I am trying to exchange my car for money.
This product sold well last month. We sold a lot of this product last month.

This is an irregular verb:
I sell / I sold / I have sold

to sell (someone) on (an idea, a concept): to convince (someone) of (an idea, a concept)
idiom
That guru is very good. He sold me on the idea of giving him all my money to build a spaceship made of gold.

Examples

  • "Bruno's dad : Yeah, I sold many onions."
  • "Retailers are starting to realize that it is better to sell low than not sell at all."
  • "Others are selling their British houses and moving to the US permanently."
  • "Yes, of course we sell juice."
  • "I will sell this house today."
  • "Did you sell many onions?"
  • "Customer : Uhh, do you guys sell juice?"
  • "I could sell it to you."
  • "A man who produced some of the most beautiful odors this planet has ever known, and even sold some of them as perfumes."

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