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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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FUNNY how when a celeb dies tons of memorabilia floods the market.
Companies and private individuals tend to do file purges at certain times of the year, like the beginning of the calendar year or just after tax season, which floods the market with office grades, dampening demand and prices.
Unlike BT, Orange doesn't need to raise more cash, which means no automatic fall in share prices as stock floods the market.