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barter away

To swap or trade something, often for an item of lesser value. I can't believe you bartered away your car in exchange for a few old records.
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barter something away

to trade something away; to lose something of value in a trade. Don't barter my car away! Don't barter away anything of such high value.
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He was offended and committed violent not-so-civil disobedience at the Jewish temple's complicity (read "kickback" or "take') in the cheating of the truly poor who had traveled to Jerusalem and were forced to barter away their hard-earned goats, baskets or whatever into local currency and for the "offerings" required to worship inside.
The crunch came at the Reykjavik summit meeting in October of 1986, where, against the advice of his aides, Reagan refused to barter away S.
How can a government, entrusted with the safety and health of its people, conscientiously barter away in the name of an economic idea that people's ability to feed itself?
Macdonald said: "Too often leading criminals with the biggest assets are able to barter away some of the confiscations in court and have only a fraction of their assets confiscated.
And if this is not achieved, Pakistan will have to barter away its sovereignty and remain open to blackmail like it was after 9/11 when the nation was coerced into joining the war on terror, which of course has become Pakistan's war now.