yard sale


Definition of yard sale 

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Synonyms for yard sale


garage sale, tag sale

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Examples of yard sale in a Sentence

there are signs up all over town advertising yard sales

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Parents may sit in a galería’s shade, with the ability to keep watch of their children María Torres, 70, was advertising a yard sale on her sister’s balcón in Fairhill. Cassie Owens, Philly.com, "Philadelphia Latinos connect with Caribbean roots through ornate porch gates," 5 July 2018 Langshaw said council has been discussing yard sales for more than a year. Bob Sandrick, cleveland.com, "North Royalton seeks to stop never-ending yard sales," 15 May 2018 Spring has finally sprung and that means yard sales, farmers markets, prom, graduation and year-end celebrations for local schools. Christina Hyder, Howard County Times, "Spring means yard sales, proms and more [North Laurel/Savage]," 26 Apr. 2018 Earlier this spring, around the same time the IRS filed an $800,000 lien against him, Rusfeldt held a yard sale and moved out of his Quakertown home. Dan Spinelli, Philly.com, "He was a competitive snowboarder accused of defrauding investors. Now this Christian preacher has area colleges on edge," 11 May 2018 Why not a community yard sale if RNA is interested in endorsing it? Karen Berkowitz, chicagotribune.com, "Shout Out: Francesca Kelly, mass yard sale organizer," 6 July 2018 The city of Fayetteville is reminding residents that signs for yard sales and similar events must be placed legally. Jill Howardchurch, ajc, "Fayetteville issues yard signs warning," 22 Apr. 2018 The egg hunt took place in conjunction with a community yard sale in the park. Janice Steinhagen, Courant Community, "Sunny Skies, Easter Goodies Light Up Eggtopia Festival," 26 Apr. 2018 And yes, Antetokounmpo, who was raised in Greece by his Nigerian parents, really wanted to have a yard sale last summer. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, "Legend of Giannis Antetokounmpo grows in Milwaukee, along with his game," 15 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of yard sale

1972, in the meaning defined above

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evasion of direct action or statement

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