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for the taking

also free for the taking
easily available If you're interested in the job, it's there for the taking.
Usage notes: often used in the form someone's for the taking: Just when it looked like the gold medal was hers for the taking, she fell and twisted her ankle.
Related vocabulary: within reach
See also: taking
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Clothing, toys, housewares, computers, books and more were offered free for the taking Saturday as Wellsprings Friends School hosted its first "free sale.
Other items free for the taking included office chairs, Earth First newsletters and a pair of in-line skates.
People believed trees should be free for the taking from nearby woods and weren't willing to pay for them.
Their move to Open Source looks set to achieve positive, disruptive change in the BI space by making a comprehensive BI platform free for the taking.