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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.
Stereophonics' Pick A Part That's New on cassette single for 49p in the bargain bin of Tonypandy Woolworths.
As an editor at a small-town weekly newspaper, I agree with your contention that the Newhouses are simply milking their business dry and planning to sell the bones for bargain bin prices.
"You spend two years working on something and then two months later it is in a bargain bin. It is a very dispensable medium."
The list of culprits included buffet vouchers, bargain bin CDs, ill-fitting underwear and tacky jewellery.
I just read the "Skip the Bargain Bin" article in the Fall/Winter issue on the importance of choosing a trailer and felt the author left out one important piece of information about choosing a trailer: brakes!
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.
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