corner the market on (something)

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corner the market on (something)

To sell or produce something so successfully as to overshadow all others in the same field. That company is so popular right now that they've really cornered the market on video games.
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corner the market on something

 and corner the something market
Fig. to develop or obtain a monopoly of something. The company sought to corner the market on frozen yogurt. Standard Oil had the oil market cornered at the end of the nineteenth century.
See also: corner, market, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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