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bargain-bin

1. adjective Sold at an extremely low or reduced price; very inexpensive. The term comes from a bin or some other container in a store or shop where very inexpensive items or those at greatly reduced prices are sold. I found these great bargain-bin sneakers on the clearance rack at the shoe store.
2. adjective Of very poor or inferior quality; having very little or no value. It's no wonder your bargain-bin phone has stopped working. If you want a phone that lasts, you have to pay the price for it.
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Anthony Vickers JAMES MORRISON (WEST BROM) WE'VE all been told to rummage around in the Premier League free agent bargain bin and find a couple of gems - and I won the toss to go first.
After a year and a half years later, the chaplain holds a copy of the waterproof bible based on his original bargain bin discovery.
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When Claire Lyons, the new girl from Orlando, Florida, has the nerve to show up at the exclusive Octavian Country Day School for Girls (OCD), she quickly finds her bargain bin wardrobe isn't going to cut it with queen bee, Massie Block, and the rest of the oh-so fashionable clique.
I do my nails myself - the nail varnish I'm wearing was only pounds 2 from a bargain bin.
Surely if ever there was a reason to dump the format into the bargain bin, it should be to stop the likes of Shayne Ward and Steve Brookstein topping the charts.
Southside Bargain Bin, located at 11700 Old Seward Highway, a new upscale thrift store, offers Anchorage residents an opportunity for donations and thrift store prices.
RUGRATS CUT A RUG: Exercise videos for busy adults have been a mainstay of the bargain bin for years, but now kids may have a reason to join in on the action - as long as the irony's lost on them.
A veteran user of the travel-agency bargain bin that is Priceline explains how the arcane system works.
Makosi, now second favourite with Sporting, could have been bought at six at the outset, while early fancies Roberto and Sam are now very much in the bargain bin.
Clothes: Baggy jeans, Deca T-shirt from bargain bin
By flashing her wares, your BFF risks putting herself in the bargain bin.
It's full of hopelessly obvious-sounding places to illustrate that this film is "future" - places like 'Helion 7', 'UV System Planet 6' and 'Video Bargain Bin, all films just 99p'.