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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.
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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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People in Scotland were the least likely to bargain in the UK, with just 58% describing themselves as hagglers, according to the research among 2,000 people.
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Male hagglers are also more likely to aim for a bigger price reduction, with 11% of them expecting to get 21% to 30% knocked off the price, compared to just 6% of female car buyers, according to the research among over 2,000 people from across the UK.
Male hagglers are also more likely to seek a bigger price reduction, with 11% of them expecting to get 21%-30% knocked off the price, compared to just 6% of female car-buyers, according to the research among over 2,000 people from across the UK.
WE'RE a nation of hagglers, according to research by Sainsbury's Bank's loans department.
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