flood the market

flood the market

To become available in large numbers, often for low prices. Don't get one of those cheap phones that seem to be flooding the market these days.
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ˌflood the ˈmarket

offer for sale large quantities of a product, often at a low price: Importers flooded the market with cheap toys just before Christmas.
See also: flood, market
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We shall flood the market with diamonds," said Good.
We could prevent artificial shortage if NFA has enough supply of cheap rice to flood the market, in that case even if private traders/cartel hoard rice, they could not possibly control the supply because NFA can flood the market with cheap rice," Panganiban said.
The fact that low-taxed, low-priced cigarette brands continue to flood the market proves that the government's mealy-mouthed pronouncements about protecting the people's health is just a lot of hogwash.
Saudi Arabia has threatened on Friday to flood the market if Iran continues refusing to reach an agreement to freeze its oil production.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' (Opec) meeting in Vienna ended on Thursday without an agreement on cutting or freezing production, with Saudi Arabia promising that they will not flood the market with extra barrels and Iran insisting on the right to raise production steeply.
Furthermore, she said, "Let's remember that once those sanctions are removed that Iran is going to flood the market with cheap oil, which has a huge effect on the Canadian economy a well.
Since Iran has such a need for revenue to redevelop its infrastructure, market experts says that it will regulate its own oil price, undercut OPECs prices, boost production, flood the market and bring in the much needed money to rebuild its infrastructure.
Critics say the long process is partly to blame for the now extensive backlog of properties set to flood the market.
We understand the impact on schools and health centres, I just don't want to set up these affordable homes in one area and it flood the market and be unsustainable.
CHRISTMAS shoppers looking for a bargain should be wary of counterfeit goods which flood the market in the run-up to the festive season.
A GANG who tried to flood the market with sub-standard fake vodka from their own bottling and distribution plant have been jailed, HM Revenue & Customs said.
Popular culture's fascination with ancient Egypt, for instance, has allowed unscrupulous counterfeiters to flood the market with a variety of fake Egyptian artifacts.
oWe are not interested to flood the market with oil.
Shahristani said on the sidelines of a meeting between Iraqi officials and oil industry executives that in order to achieve balance between supply and demand, OPEC members do not want to flood the market with oil.