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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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Now the connectedness of village life is beginning to break down barriers to a true commerce among all the hagglers in our market economies.
The author takes us to many places on his journey to find the sources of white clay: to the hagglers, neon lights, and noodle shops of Jingdezhen, the domes and spires of Dresden, Johann Friedrich Bottger's prison in Meissen, the hills of Cornwall, a Walmart in the Appalachians--and the porcelain factory of Dachau.
The authors, all business strategists, explain how to recognize, manage and neutralize the time wasters, hagglers, distracters, and other saboteurs in your workplace and in your life.
In the survey, online hagglers in the market for electronics were successful 66 percent of the time.
8220;With JBF, there's no sitting in the sun all day and dealing with hagglers or setting up a personal exchange with a complete stranger.
Among the hagglers, 46 percent said their provider dropped their price by as much as $50 per month, 44 percent got a new or extended promotional rate, 33 percent received additional channels, and 16 percent got discounted or free equipment.
With no time to snooze, we headed off to see the village of Rabil and the island's capital, Sal Rei, where quality souvenirs can be found on the cheap for good hagglers.
Among the hagglers, 46% said their provider dropped the price by as much as $50 per month, 31% got a new promotional rate and 29% received additional premium channels.
With the world's most precious of ancient ruins, medieval souqs that hum incessantly with the banter of hagglers, cities that pulsate with life day and night, and Islamic mosques and Byzantine churches so sublime and sacred that worshippers of all religious persuasions make pilgrimages to them - not to mention mountain forests thick with cedar, pine and eucalypt, sparkling Mediterranean bays, blazing desert moonscapes and luxuriant river plains - Syria and Lebanon are tailor-made to be tourism magnets.
In the past number of years we never really got a lot of hagglers on the phone, but this year we've heard a lot of people saying, "Gee, I want to come over.
Not to mention, the perfect excuse to ignore pesky hagglers.
Just 7% of hagglers received a straight no from the retailer and 73% of people who asked for free items to be thrown in with a purchase were successful.