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flood the market

To become available in large numbers, often for low prices. Don't get one of those cheap phones that seem to be flooding the market these days.
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ˌflood the ˈmarket

offer for sale large quantities of a product, often at a low price: Importers flooded the market with cheap toys just before Christmas.
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He said the fruits flooding the market this time come from the lowlands while those that will be coming in August and September are from highland areas.
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MORTGAGE lenders are flooding the market with more fixed-rate products in attempts to lock in homeowners who may be tempted to switch to one of their rivals in the coming months, a financial website has reported.
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