be in the market for

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be in the market for

To be in pursuit of something. This phrase is often, but not always, used when someone is interested in buying a specific, often expensive, item. Is it true that you're in the market for a new car? These standing mixers are beautiful, but I'm not in the market for one right now—I hardly ever bake anymore.
See also: market