haggle with (someone)

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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.
See also: haggle
References in classic literature ?
I dropped in there while Marco, the son of Marco, was haggling with a shopkeeper over a quarter of a pound of salt, and asked for change for a twenty-dollar gold piece.
They exchanged gifts with the old chief, haggling with his plenipotentiaries over the value of what they were to receive for what they gave, as is customary and proper when one has no ulterior motives.
One in five motoristsallow their car insurance to roll over every yearbut they could save [pounds sterling]50 just by picking up the phone and haggling with their provider to get the price down.
TORY Energy Secretary Amber Rudd was slapped down by consumer champ Martin Lewis after boasting she saved PS200 by haggling with her power supplier.
NEGOTIATION: Haggling with sales staff pays dividends
'However, only 44 per cent of people buying a car admit to haggling with any real vigour.'
Only 44% of people purchasing a new vehicle admit to haggling with any real vigour, a Sainsbury's Bank survey found.
Only 44 per cent of people purchasing a new vehicle admit to haggling with any real vigour, the bank found.
The 60-year-old added: "I think they were embarrassed by me haggling with this chap." Duncan - who started out with an ice cream van - also confessed that he had tricked a bank manager as he battled to get a foot on the business ladder.