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barter away

To swap or trade something, often for an item of lesser value. I can't believe you bartered away your car in exchange for a few old records.
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barter something away

to trade something away; to lose something of value in a trade. Don't barter my car away! Don't barter away anything of such high value.
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The crunch came at the Reykjavik summit meeting in October of 1986, where, against the advice of his aides, Reagan refused to barter away S.
And they have grown increasingly savvy about the need to defend these initiatives from attempts by the federal government to barter away state sovereignty.
It truly angers us that a federal agency would barter away the 35 years of goodwill associated with the Medicare name, and all of the trust embodied in it, through a tawdry backroom scheme that did not receive the public scrutiny the law requires," Kocot said at a press conference announcing the legal action.
How can a government, entrusted with the safety and health of its people, conscientiously barter away in the name of an economic idea that people's ability to feed itself?
And if she forces him to barter away his support for the PS100billion Trident abomination, so much the better for all of us.
However, no one should fantasize that China would barter away our core interests, and no one should underestimate our will and determination in defending our territory, sovereignty and maritime rights," he said.
And if this is not achieved, Pakistan will have to barter away its sovereignty and remain open to blackmail like it was after 9/11 when the nation was coerced into joining the war on terror, which of course has become Pakistan's war now.