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* Amparo went shopping in the _________ _______ and paid $40 for a name brand dress that usually sells for $175.

fashion district; an area in a large city with many stores that all sell high-quality clothing, often at low prices

garment district

* Amparo went shopping in the garment district and paid $40 for a name brand dress that usually sells for $175.

2

* The athletic shoes were half their original price, so Micah bought them because he thought it was a great _____.

bargain; the act of buying an item for a price that is lower than it usually would be

deal

* The athletic shoes were half their original price, so Micah bought them because he thought it was a great deal.

3

* There were many ______ along the walkway, but Penelope only shopped at a few of them.

a booth that sells items; a small outdoor store that sells a limited number of items

stall

* There were many stalls along the walkway, but Penelope only shopped at a few of them.

4

* Eduardo liked the style and material of the tie, but he did not like the color and wanted to know if it ______ __ any other colors.

to be available in; for a type of item to exist in another color or size than the actual item one sees

to come in

* Eduardo liked the style and material of the tie, but he did not like the color and wanted to know if it came in any other colors.

5

* Unless the seller could __ _____ __ ___ _____ of the car, Mrs. Stefano could not afford to buy it.

to offer a lower price; to sell an item at a lower price

to do better on the price

* Unless the seller could do better on the price of the car, Mrs. Stefano could not afford to buy it.

6

* The television was usually sold for $450, but Bryce bought it for a _______ at $275 instead.

deal; a sale in which the customer pays a lower amount of money than the item he or she buys would usually be sold for

bargain

* The television was usually sold for $450, but Bryce bought it for a bargain at $275 instead.

7

* The merchant’s ____ _____ was $50, but the price was still too high for Lindsey, so she did not buy the radio he was selling.

the lowest price a seller is willing to sell an item for; the highest price a customer is willing to buy an item for

best offer

* The merchant’s best offer was $50, but the price was still too high for Lindsey, so she did not buy the radio he was selling.

8

* After ________ ______ for a while, Anthony realized that the price he saw at the first store was still the lowest.

to consider buying from multiple stores instead of only one store; to look at the products offered by many sellers instead of buying from one seller

to shop around

* After shopping around for a while, Anthony realized that the price he saw at the first store was still the lowest.

9

* Matilda wanted to buy a new bicycle, but she did not have any money that she could ______ on it.

to use money; to give someone money so that one can buy an item from that person

to spend

* Matilda wanted to buy a new bicycle, but she did not have any money that she could spend on it.

10

* Mr. Grise gave his busy students a _____ and changed the due date of the assignment from Monday to Friday.

a change meant to make something easier for someone

break

* Mr. Grise gave his busy students a break and changed the due date of the assignment from Monday to Friday.

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* The customer ____ _ ____ _______ and eventually got the seller to drop the price from $60 to $45.

to refuse to accept the price a seller or buyer is offering; to work hard at getting a price or offer that is better for oneself than the original price or offer

to drive a hard bargain

* The customer drove a hard bargain and eventually got the seller to drop the price from $60 to $45.

12

* Blanca wanted six pieces of the remaining candy, but her sister only wanted to give her two pieces, so they ____ ___ ________ and Blanca got four pieces, instead.

to cut the remaining amount in half and to each get or give equal parts of that amount; to subtract a smaller amount from a larger amount, and to cut the amount that remains in half and share it equally

to split the difference

* Blanca wanted six pieces of the remaining candy, but her sister only wanted to give her two pieces, so they split the difference and Blanca got four pieces, instead.

13

* Clinton offered to pay his roommate $20 for his roommate’s used textbook, and his roommate agreed, telling him, “___'__ ___ _ _____”

I accept your offer; a phrase used to agree to the price that someone offers to pay or sell an item for

you've got a deal

* Clinton offered to pay his roommate $20 for his roommate’s used textbook, and his roommate agreed, telling him, “You’ve got a deal.”