Second, as they now know, they sold out somewhere near the lows.
But according to former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Stupak simply “sold out.”
But when I try to buy tickets online, most of the theaters near us are sold out or have no seats together.
The denouement of her career came on October 25, 1944, when she sold out Carnegie Hall.
As I write, Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi has sold out here at the festival, with more copies being sent from Delhi.
His “down loads” consisted for the most part of corn of his own raising, which he sold out through the mountains at good prices.
Staked twenty-two on Bonanza and sold out yesterday to the Syndicate.
They have sold out the stock and disappeared—gone to America, as you suggested.
The man who had owned the feed corral had sold out and gone to Colorado.
Even Polk and Yorba, although they sold out at the right moment in nine cases out of ten, felt the strain.
Old English sellan "to give, furnish, supply, lend; surrender, give up; deliver to; promise," from Proto-Germanic *saljan "offer up, deliver" (cf. Old Norse selja "to hand over, deliver, sell;" Old Frisian sella, Old High German sellen "to give, hand over, sell;" Gothic saljan "to offer a sacrifice"), ultimately from PIE root *sel- (3) "to take, grasp."
Meaning "to give up for money" had emerged by c.1000, but in Chaucer selle still can mean "to give." Students of Old English learn early that the word that looks like sell usually means "give." An Old English word for "to sell" was bebycgan, from bycgan "to buy."
Slang meaning "to swindle" is from 1590s. The noun phrase hard sell is recorded from 1952. To sell one's soul is from c.1570. Sell-by date is from 1972. To sell like hot cakes is from 1839. Selling-point attested from 1959.
To sell (someone) down the river is first recorded 1927, but probably from or with recollection of slavery days, on notion of sale from the Upper South to the cotton plantations of the Deep South (attested in this literal sense since 1851).
A hoax or swindle; a deception: The Cardiff Giant was a ''sell'' (1838+)
[first verb sense said in an article of 1810 to be derived from sell a bargain, ''the dexterous transfer of any unmarketable commodity for a high price to an unwary customer'']