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dirt cheap

extremely cheap. Buy some more of those plums. They're dirt cheap, In Italy, the peaches are dirt cheap.
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dirt cheap

  (informal)
extremely cheap This may seem like a great deal of money but in advertising terms it is dirt cheap.
See also: cheap, dirt

dirt cheap

Very inexpensive, as in Their house was a real bargain, dirt cheap. Although the idea dates back to ancient times, the precise expression, literally meaning "as cheap as dirt," replaced the now obsolete dog cheap. [Early 1800s]
See also: cheap, dirt

dirt cheap

mod. very cheap. Get one of these while they’re dirt cheap.
See also: cheap, dirt
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The backers of the space shuttle justified its huge subsidy and launch monopoly on the grounds that the orbiter would be dirt cheap after a few years, a promise based on outlandish predictions about per-pound launch cost (20 times lower than reality), turnaround time (8 times shorter), and trip frequency (15 times higher)-even before Challenger raised all those numbers.
His sources may simply think the stock of a company is dirt cheap and ready for a takeover.
They are dead easy to fix, spares are dirt cheap, insurance is pretty reasonable and fuel consumption is not too bad.
Morning Advertiser editor Andrew Pring said: "It becomes impossible for the drinks industry to educate young people in a more mature approach to drink when they see it as 'adult candy' - piled high and dirt cheap.
Dirt cheap, packed with glitter and so fruity it is like a tube of sweets, this is an ideal party bargain.
While I'm sure very few people are gullible enough to believe that Nanjing's decision to take on a dirt cheap lease in Northfield had anything to do with Mike Whitby, some of the stuff he's been coming out with lately has been nothing short of hilarious.
Compared to what else is in the pipeline it is also ( even at pounds 200m ( dirt cheap.
Probably the pick of the prices are Mick Rogers, who looks too low with Spreadex, Santiago Botero, too high with Cantor, and Haimar Zubeldia, dirt cheap on the same list.
Right now, it's dirt cheap to reform a fossil fuel into hydrogen," says Logan.
Specials that simply collect clips from old shows are easy to assemble, Thompson points out - ``You just need clips and a stapler to put them together; they're dirt cheap to produce,'' he says.
There are such things as false economies, and buying dirt cheap for a bigger markup is one of them.
A SEASIDE council is in trouble for allowing sand from its golden beaches to be sold to Arabs - at dirt cheap prices.
That's why we're mounting a nationwide campaign to condemn Goodyear's use of replacement workers and its shameless off-shoring of American production to dirt cheap offshore labor.
I know where you can get your mitts on a load, dirt cheap.
They can't sack more than 2,000 workers and still expect the public to buy their cars, produced on dirt cheap labour (with the blessing of the European Union).