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haggle

verb argue, bargain, beat down, bid for, chaffer, deal, dicker, dispute, drive a bargain, higgle, make terms, negotiate, palter, quibble, stickle, underbid, wrangle
Associated concepts: arm's-length bargaining, bickering over price
See also: barter, cavil, dicker, negotiate
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It seems that men are more prepared to haggle than women, with 60 per cent of male buyers admitting they will argue over price compared with just over 40 per cent of female buyers.
People in London are the most likely to wade in and have a go when it comes to haggling, the research suggests - three-quarters (75%) say they actively haggle in the UK.
People who never haggle said they did not realise they could negotiate or they were too uncomfortable to ask, Webuyanycar.
3% of people who are looking to buy a car in the next six months from September 2013 will haggle 'hard' compared to 56.
A survey by travel and entertainment company Travelzoo found that Brits are keen to haggle while on holiday but are less inclined than other Europeans to brag about bagging a bargain.
Imagine how much you can save if you don't feel embarrassed to haggle.
As lawmakers in Washington, DC continue to haggle over the details of a proposed $700 billion rescue plan to shore up financial markets, regulators stepped in to seize Washington Mutual in what is the biggest bank failure in US history.
Car buyers who find it too much of a hassle to haggle over prices could be missing out on pounds 286 million of savings, it was revealed yesterday.
Wright-Phillips and Cole, who between them earn around pounds 70,000-pounds 80,000 a week, reckon pounds 500 each is a bit too steep and the middle man trying to broker the deal tried his best to haggle on their behalf.
Denis McGrath of the Minneapolis archdiocese claims, "If you are brought up Catholic and you believe this is the body of blood of our Lord, this is not something you haggle over and break into pieces.
In a yard sale, they haggle the price down; on eBay the bids go up.