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for a song Explained

for a song at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Cheapness): be cheap, cost little, get for a song, get one's money's worth.

[ADV] (Cheapness): for a song, at cost, at a discount, at firesale prices.

for a song at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

for a song
adv : for a relatively small amount of money; "we bought the house
for a song" [syn: {for a bargain price}, {at a low
price}]

for a song at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Adverb

Inter: en-adv » head=for a song|-
  • Almost free. Very cheap
    1. : I had to buy it there and then. They were selling it for a song.
    2. 1919, Category: w - :William Somerset Maugham|W. Somerset Maugham, Category: w - :The Moon and Sixpence|The Moon and Sixpence, Category: s - :The Moon and Sixpence/Chapter XLVIII|chapter 48
    3. :They remembered then that they could have bought for a song canvases which now were worth large sums, and they could not forgive themselves for the opportunity which had escaped them.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » almost free

  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|de balde

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English prepositional phrases -
    Translation: et » for a song
    Translation: pl » for a song