bargain down

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Verb1.bargain down - persuade the seller to accept a lower pricebargain down - persuade the seller to accept a lower price; "She beat the merchant down $100"
chaffer, haggle, higgle, huckster - wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.); "Let's not haggle over a few dollars"
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Or she would try to bargain down a P100 price tag by suggesting P900.
Congress should repeal the ban on negotiating and give Medicare the leverage it needs to bargain down the prices of prescription drugs.
You are able to use a market which is massively oversupplied and drive the bargain down.
Analysts said that will likely ease fears at the ECB of an imminent slide into deflation -- falling prices can cause a protracted slide in consumer spending as individuals postpone spending in the hope of getting a better bargain down the line.
In practice, strong retailers work diligently to bargain down the price of the roaster's goods while working for higher retail margins when pricing the goods for their own shelves.
Of course, van de Kamp had his own motivations for this; this mentally ill drifter had been allowed to plea bargain down at least six felonies to misdemeanors, and many of them were plea bargained by van de Kamp's office when lie was Los Angeles County District Attorney.
The priority is finding a goal-scorer, with Wolves star Stephen Fletcher their top target, although Sunderland will bargain down a proposed fee of pounds 10million.
But if the Bluebirds' boss has had an excellent eye for a bargain down the years, arguably his best acquisition came on May 26, 2006, almost a year to the day Jones himself had arrived in the Welsh capital.