bargain for/on

Definition of bargain for/on

:to expect or plan on (something)
  • The Internet service is better than what we bargained for.
  • No one bargained on the weather changing.
  • The job ended up being more than I had bargained for.

Word by Word Definitions

bargain play
  1. : an agreement between parties settling what each gives or receives in a transaction between them or what course of action or policy each pursues in respect to the other

  2. : something acquired by or as if by negotiating over the terms of a purchase, agreement, or contract

  3. : a transaction, situation, or event regarded in the light of its results

  1. : to negotiate over the terms of a purchase, agreement, or contract : haggle

  2. : to come to terms : agree

  3. : to bring to a desired level by bargaining


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