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haggle with (someone)

To try to bargain with someone, often over a price. Good luck haggling with any of the merchants at the marketplace—they wouldn't lower their prices at all for me.
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haggle about (something)

To try to reach an agreement with someone, often over a price. You can try to haggle about their prices, but none of the merchants would lower them for me.
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haggle over (something)

To try to reach an agreement with someone, often over a price. The person one is haggling with can be named between "haggle" and "over." You can try to haggle over their prices, but none of the merchants would lower them for me. Sonny, don't try to haggle with me over these prices.
See also: haggle, over

haggle about something

to bargain or negotiate about something. They are always willing to haggle about the price, so don't take the first price you're given. I wish you wouldn't try to haggle about everything when we shop.
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haggle (with someone) over someone or something

 and haggle with someone (over someone or something)
to argue with someone over someone or something. I don't want to haggle with you over Tom and whose team he's going to be on. Let's not haggle over the price. There is no point in haggling with her.
See also: haggle, over

haggle over

v.
To bargain or negotiate over something, as an item or a price: The merchant and the buyer haggled over the price of the damaged towels.
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In Northern Ireland, 72% of people are hagglers, while in Wales, two-thirds (66%) actively haggle.
9% of people looking to buy a car in this period will haggle, five years ago this figure was 86.
UK holidaymakers are also anxious to negotiate the best deal before travelling, with almost 80 per cent prepared to haggle with their travel supplier, reports the Scotsman.
But as many as 403,000 could end up paying over the odds as they are prepared to haggle only "slightly" over the price.
Some of you may not like to haggle, but if you're like most, you want to get the most for your money.
MAKE sure you haggle if you buy a new car this spring.
Over 60 per cent of holidaymakers surveyed by holiday giant Airtours said they are too embarrassed to haggle on holiday.
The men argue over space, instruct each other on what prices to demand, haggle with customers, harass women, and the like.
Hunting down a low price is like a sport, and if one has to haggle to get a great deal, so much the better.
You can say you felt it was too expensive, then haggle to get money off.
You can say you felt it was too expensive and then haggle with customer service in their chat room to get them to take some money off.
Last year on my site, I polled more than 7,000 people who tried to call-centre haggle, to see how successful they were company by company.