haggle

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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 with (one) over (something)

To try to bargain with one, especially over a price. Good luck haggling with the merchants over their prices—they wouldn't lower any of them for me.
See also: haggle, over

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 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.
See also: haggle, over
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But the research found four in ten consumers have not haggled with any service provider in the last 12 months with contracts for mobile phones, broadband and car breakdown cover being rolled over without question.
Once you've haggled for a lower price, take that price to another provider to match or beat.
Just under half said they haggled abroad because they thought it was what was expected, and 17% said arguing to lower the price of what they were buying came naturally to them, according to AA Insurance.
Just under half said they haggled abroad because they thought it was what was expected, and 17 per cent said arguing to lower the price of what they were buying came naturally to them, according to AA Insurance.
magazine and Sainsbury's Bank shows car buyers could save themselves a whopping pounds 3 billion a year -that's pounds 1,200 per vehicle -if they lost a bit of British reserve and haggled.
Consumer help website MoneySavingExpert compiled a list of the top 10 major retailers where people are most likely to have successfully haggled, after asking around 2,500 people about their experiences in negotiating a more favourable deal.
Geordies are the nation's most prolific hagglers with 70% stating they had haggled on purchases.
we Brits could save the price of a space programme every year - if we haggled more when we buy new cars.
But only 18 per cent of those surveyed by AA Insurance claimed they haggled for things back home.
NAME OF STORE: Drome ITEM WANTED: Shirt ORIGINAL PRICE: pounds 60 HAGGLED PRICE: pounds 60 AMOUNT SAVED: pounds 0 COMMENT: The lesson to be learned here is ensure that the person you are dealing with has the authority to haggle.