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in(to) the bargain
On top of everything else; in addition to what was already stated or expected. Their new head of research has multiple degrees—and is a classically trained pianist into the bargain! As if the strong winds weren't enough, we got hale in the bargain as well.
into the bargain
Also, in the bargain. In addition, over and above what is expected. For example, The new researcher was an excellent chemist and a good programmer in the bargain, or It was very cold, and then rain and sleet were added into the bargain. These expressions transfer bargain in the sense of "a business agreement" to what is anticipated.