option to buy

idiom

: a right to buy (something) in the future for a specified price
The ad is for a condo to rent with an option to buy.

Examples of option to buy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web May 14, 2024 The 2018 pay package granted him the option to buy 304 million shares, currently valued at $52 billion in total, for a steep discount at just $23.33 each. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 14 May 2024 The authority has an option to buy the plant sooner — though not for that amount. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Mar. 2024 Paris Saint-Germain sign Goncalo Ramos The Portuguese striker, Goncalo Ramos, has joined PSG on a season-long loan with an option to buy, leaving Benfica. Elizabeth Flores, USA TODAY, 18 Jan. 2024 Barca is essentially relying on Cancelo's agent Jorge Mendes to work his magic and push for another loan with a compulsory option to buy permanently in 2025, even though City wants an outright transfer of around $54 million (€50 million) in the coming months. Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 The European automakers use the port the most to import vehicles, so if for example, Volkswagen doesn't get in enough Tiguan SUVs into the states, consumers have the option to buy Atlas SUVs, which are made in Tennessee. Detroit Free Press, 29 Mar. 2024 In March 2015, DeAngelo and his business partners secured a $3.5 million option to buy 47 acres south of Salinas that had 335,000 square feet of greenhouses, many of them dilapidated and in serious need of reconstruction. Peter Hecht, Sacramento Bee, 21 Feb. 2024 The deal has an option to buy the rights to Bran, who has five appearances with the Costa Rican national team. Andy Greder, Twin Cities, 16 Jan. 2024 These renovations are an outgrowth of a deal arrived at last year between Glendale City Council and ASM Global, in which ASM will lease the venue from the city with an option to buy. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 9 Jan. 2024

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“Option to buy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/option%20to%20buy. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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