price out of the market


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price (oneself, someone, or something) out of the market

To change the price of something in such a way that the market becomes no longer competitive or viable for oneself, someone, or something. They've really priced themselves out of the market by selling the new model at such a high price. Giant retail chains are pricing locally owned shops out of the market all over the country.
See also: market, of, out, price
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price someone or something out of the market

to raise or lower a price and drive someone or something out of the marketplace. You are a very good singer, but your agent has priced you out of the market. The discount prices posted by the chain store were meant to price us out of the market.
See also: market, of, out, price
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

price out of the market

Charge so much for a product or service that no one will buy it, as in Asking $10 each for those old records is pricing yourself out of the market. [First half of 1900s]
See also: market, of, out, price
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

price yourself/something out of the ˈmarket

demand such a high price for something that no one wants to buy it: If you charge too much, you’ll price yourself out of the market.
See also: market, of, out, price, something
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price out of the market

To eliminate the demand for (goods or services) by setting prices too high.
See also: market, of, out, price
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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