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buy at

To purchase something for a particular price. I think we'll be able to buy these stocks at a better price if we wait a bit longer. My goal is to buy at 20 and sell at 25.
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buy something at something

 
1. to purchase something at a particular place or at a particular type of sale, such as a store, an auction, a clearance sale, etc. I bought this table at an auction. This was bought at an auction.
2. to purchase something at a particular price or for a particular level of price. I bought shares in General Motors at forty and a half. The shares were bought at a good price.
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References in classic literature ?
The consequence was, that some of the most famous artists of the English school, whose pictures are now bought at auction sales for fabulous sums, were then hardly able to make an income.
Their best stock was Oracle, which they bought at a split-adjusted $39.