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glut on the market

Something that is not in great demand because it is abundantly available. Mobile phones are a glut on the market these days, which is why they're so affordable.
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a drug on the market

 and a glut on the market
something that is on the market in great abundance. Right now, small computers are a drug on the market. Twenty years ago, small transistor radios were a glut on the market.
See also: drug, market, on

glut someone or something with something

to overfill someone or something with something. The hungry lions glutted themselves with the meat of their recent kill. Sally would glut herself with doughnuts, given the chance.
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a drug on the market

an unsaleable or valueless commodity.
Drug in the sense of ‘a commodity for which there is no demand’ is recorded from the mid 17th century, but it is not clear from the word's history whether it is the same word as the medicinal substance.
1998 Spectator Merchant banks are a drug on the market these days.
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He says that the North American lumber market is glutted by finished lumber, the result of the lifting of quotas at the expiration of the last softwood export agreement last year.
With an eye toward boosting its meat sales in a glutted industry, the North American Bison Cooperative, New Rockford, N.
It's not just industrial space that's glutted, Eugene appraiser John Brown said.
Argentina is glutted with electricity as is northern Chile," says Jason Feer, editor of Latin American Power Watch, a newsletter based in Washington, D.
The higher mortgage payment may lead some overstretched owners to default on payments, adding supply to an already glutted market.
The "virtual office" and perhaps "hoteling" are concepts that not only do not work for most people, but also make little sense in today's glutted office market.