bring-and-buy sale

bring-and-buy sales
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A bring-and-buy sale is an informal sale to raise money for a charity or other organization. People who come to the sale bring things to be sold and buy things that other people have brought. [BRIT]

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  • bring and buy sale — A charity sale at which those who attend both bring items to be sold, and buy other items • • • Main Entry: ↑bring * * * bring and buy sale UK US noun [countable] [singular bring and buy sale plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring-and-buy sale — noun, pl ⋯ sales [count] Brit : a sale to which people bring things for others to buy usually in order to raise money for charity * * * ˌbring and ˈbuy sale [bring and buy sale] noun (BrE) a sale, usually for charity, at which people bring things …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring and buy sale — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms bring and buy sale : singular bring and buy sale plural bring and buy sales a sale to which people bring things they want to sell, and buy things other people have brought …   English dictionary

  • bring-and-buy sale — noun Brit. a charity sale at which people donate things to sell and buy those brought by others …   English new terms dictionary

  • bring-and-buy — noun A small scale sale where people bring items to sell and buy others items. The money raised usually goes towards charity. There was a bring and buy on in the village green. Syn: bring and buy sale …   Wiktionary

  • bring-and-buy — adj. Bring and buy is used with these nouns: ↑sale …   Collocations dictionary

  • bring — v.tr. (past and past part. brought) 1 a come conveying esp. by carrying or leading. b come with. 2 cause to come or be present (what brings you here?). 3 cause or result in (war brings misery). 4 be sold for; produce as income. 5 a prefer (a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sale — noun 1 act of selling sth; occasion when things are sold ADJECTIVE ▪ quick ▪ The price is low to ensure a quick sale. ▪ illegal ▪ the illegal sale of alcohol ▪ art …   Collocations dictionary

  • sale — W1S2 [seıl] n [Date: 1000 1100; : Old Norse; Origin: sala] 1.) [U and C] when you sell something sale of ▪ The use and sale of marijuana remains illegal. ▪ Harvey gets a $50 commission every time he makes a sale (=sells something as part of his… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sale of the Century (US game show) — infobox television show name = $ale of the Century format = Game show runtime = 30 minutes per episode creator = William Jones Al Howard company = William Jones Al Howard Productions (1969 1974) Reg Grundy Productions (1983 1989) country = USA… …   Wikipedia

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