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bargain-bin

1. adjective Sold at an extremely low or reduced price; very inexpensive. The term comes from a bin or some other container in a store or shop where very inexpensive items or those at greatly reduced prices are sold. I found these great bargain-bin sneakers on the clearance rack at the shoe store.
2. adjective Of very poor or inferior quality; having very little or no value. It's no wonder your bargain-bin phone has stopped working. If you want a phone that lasts, you have to pay the price for it.
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Watch out, though, for the more adult asides and one-liners which will rescue the video from the bargain bin.
Everyone sat fascinated while the DVD was being screened, even if we did have a bit of a laugh about it coming from a bargain bin.
Instead of fumbling around in the nether regions of the pop charts and suffering the embarrassment of the Woolies bargain bin, Glasgow-born Darius is lounging around by the swimming pool, talking about finishing his long-awaited third album (he's done two?
Without her I'd probably be rummaging in the bargain bin at Woolworths for clothes.
But even the energy of White and the odd good fight scene can't save this from its inevitable journey to the bargain bin.
Now Brenda is out, all that's left to do is bet how soon the winner will end up in the bargain bin like last year's Steve Brookstein.
Sadly, 27 Dresses is destined to end up in the bargain bin of your local video shop faster than you can say, "I do.
First there'll be a really bad exercise video called Jay's Big Gay Workout, which will end up in the Poundstretcher bargain bin in January priced 0.
TIP: It will go straight from screen to Sue Ryder shop bargain bin.
But some pundits reckon Blaine will soon follow him into the bargain bin.
GIRLS ALOUD Chemistry HHH The third Aloud album sees the bargain bin Spice Girls boast about their sponsorship deals.
Not that exciting, but has hints of gold that save it from the bargain bin.
I wouldn't wear them if they were in the bargain bin love
This disappointing effort sounds like it has been dug straight out of a bargain bin.
APENNILESS pensioner who wore cast-offs too big for her and lived on bargain bin food was sitting on a fortune - only discovered after her death when a secret will was plucked from a bin.