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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.
See also: sell
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.