into the bargain


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Related to into the bargain: off chance, rub off, turn up, at the outset

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.
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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.
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into the bargain

in addition to what has already been mentioned or was expected.
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into the ˈbargain

(American English in the ˈbargain) as well; in addition: She gave us tea and some useful information into the bargain.
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