Had investors known Paulson was involved with creating the bond, they might have thought twice about buying it.
buying a school lunch, I found, was something only the “reject” kids did.
And last year, for the first time, Chinese consumers surpassed their American counterparts by buying the most cars.
Yet we keep doing the cleanses, buying the meal replacement bars, and joining Weight Watchers.
A person can say he's buying a gun for his wife and you just can't know.
We have found that he bought these at a shop in the village, buying six at the time.
Well, no, not labels: been buying them abroad—get them dirt-cheap there.
"You were talking last night about buying a horse," she replied.
"Shure, and that's the book I'll be buying for ye," he promised.
The money they invested as a loan to the Allies was applied by them to buying American goods.
Old English bycgan (past tense bohte) "to buy, pay for, acquire; redeem, ransom; procure; get done," from Proto-Germanic *bugjanan (cf. Old Saxon buggjan, Old Norse byggja, Gothic bugjan), of unknown origin, not found outside Germanic.
The surviving spelling is southwest England dialect; the word was generally pronounced in Old English and Middle English with a -dg- sound as "budge," or "bidge." Meaning "believe, accept as true" first recorded 1926. Related: Bought; buying. To buy time "prevent further deterioration but make no improvement" is attested from 1946.
"a purchase," especially a worthwhile one, 1879, American English, from buy (v.).