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sell for (something)

1. To be available for purchase for a particular amount of money. This computer normally sells for nearly $2,000, but it's on sale for just $1,000 this week. They announced that their new product would sell for £500.
2. To make something available for purchase at a particular price point. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "sell" and "at." They originally wanted to sell the video game console for $500, but when sales struggled to pick up, they reduced it to $350. In order to make a profit, we'll need to sell these for at least $30 apiece.
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sell something for a certain price

to market something at a certain price. I think I can sell this for twice what I paid for it. This is selling for twice the price at the shop down the street.
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Packets sell for $5 each with the number of bulbs--from four to 24--varying with the type of flower chosen Groups make a 50% minimum profit on everything they sell.
But it died, because the insurance agents were products of their own environment, accustomed to selling one product and then coming back maybe later and selling another company's product, because most sell for multiple companies.
Two buildings that are similar in every respect and that are producing the same operating margins but have different occupancy and revenue mixes will sell for different amounts.
Newer, larger facilities sell for higher multiples than smaller, older facilities.
Facilities with high private-pay mixes usually sell for higher multiples than those with average or low private-pay mixes.
There is no question in my mind that selling the proper property on an absolute basis with the proper advertising campaign will sell for the highest amount through competitive bidding."
That could sell for around five times cash flow," explains Richard Daigle, president of Venture Resources Inc., the Raleigh, North Carolina, business brokerage firm that handled Shropshire's transaction.