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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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People in Scotland were the least likely to bargain in the UK, with just 58% describing themselves as hagglers, according to the research among 2,000 people.
Most dealers are willing to dish out a reasonable discount to polite hagglers.
Now the connectedness of village life is beginning to break down barriers to a true commerce among all the hagglers in our market economies.
On the other, the victims turn out to be a bunch of screamers and hagglers who are barely distinguishable from one another, led by the dull machismo of drug dealer Xavier (Freddy G) and the smarts of Amanda (Shawnee Smith), back for more torture after she escaped a bear trap in previous pic.
Defined variously and problematically as "people of the book"--or of the restaurant, constructed in strikingly similar ways in terms of gender (the men as hyperphallic or emasculated, the women as exotic seductresses or overpowering mothers) and socio-economic role (merchants, hagglers, bargainers, gamblers), the stereotypical Jew and the stereotypical Asian have long borne a striking resemblance to each other.
If so, then larger firms, who deal with the government often, may not be the toughest hagglers but may be willing to compromise quickly.
Aggressive hagglers in the 4,000 shops hawk pages from illuminated Islamic manuscripts, daggers, musical instruments, and plenty of jewelry and gold.
NEW car prices continued to fall in the last year and hagglers are knocking down the listed cost of vehicles, says an Alliance & Leicester car survey.
The worst part of the freedom-for-safety swap is that it's never a done deal; the safety providers are endless hagglers, always coming back for more.
Firms like Manpower and Kelly Services were feasting on the bountiful white-collar temp market, but "no collar" day labor remained the province of street-corner hagglers and local firms.
Buyers for stores are hagglers trying to get the best price on whatever items are available, not necessarily trying to spot goods that consumers want.
While young boys hack slices of sweet melon or dart about with trays of stodgy bread rolls, horses are run, camels inspected, and just when it seems hagglers might biff each other, deals are struck.