buy (something) back (from someone)

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buy (something) back (from someone)

To repurchase something that one has sold. For the right price, I'm sure you'll be able to buy back your old house. Once the dealer realized how valuable that painting actually was, he wanted to buy it back from me.
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buy something back (from someone)

to repurchase something that one has previously sold from the person who bought it. Can I buy it back from you? I have decided I need it. He bought back his book from George.
See also: back, buy
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Once PLC buys back shares, these will be lodged as treasury shares.
The post Government buys back bonds worth e1/4214m, PDMO says appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
A stock repurchase occurs when a company with excess cash buys back stock for any number of reasons.
Gazelle, a Boston based company, buys back old gadgets from consumers looking to sell an outdated device for money that will go to an upgrade.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-19 June 2002-Holmen AB buys back hydroelectric assets in SEK1.
TRIANGLE MULTI-MEDIA BUYS BACK 3% OF ITS OUTSTANDING SHARES