Origin of fire sale
OTHER WORDS FROM fire salefire-sale, adjective
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How to use fire sale in a sentence
The Nationals’ deadline fire sale unfolded in a matter of days.Darren Baker has long been known as Dusty’s son. Now he’s paving his own way.|Jesse Dougherty|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
The Phillies’ and the Braves’ surges are also the result of their organizations’ commitment at the trade deadline and show just how much team-building is possible there — assuming that someone like the Nationals decides to throw a fire sale.It’s Way Too Early To Judge NFL Rookie Debuts (So Let’s Do It Anyway)|Sarah Shachat|August 17, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Older brands are continuing to stumble, and repo men are preparing for the almost certain fire sale.How Authentic Brands Group has positioned itself as the 2020 repo man|jim cooper|December 30, 2020|Digiday
With a particularly wide divide this season between the league’s haves and have-nots — the New York Jets are winless and 12 other teams have one or two victories each — there are many candidates for trade-deadline fire sales.Coronavirus protocols are impacting the NFL trade deadline — and making for earlier deals|Mark Maske|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
The New York Post yesterday provided an update on the sale process, writing that AT&T is pressing ahead with an auction even though it is "shaping up to be a fire sale."AT&T offloading DirecTV could be a “fire sale” as company weighs low bids|Jon Brodkin|October 7, 2020|Ars Technica
But what is there more irresponsible than playing with the fire of an imagined civil war in the France of today?Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The cameraman was reporting on the factory catching fire when the inevitable happened.
Lady Edith is so sad that her sadness nearly set the whole damned house on fire.‘Downton Abbey’ Review: A Fire, Some Sex, and Sad, Sad Edith|Kevin Fallon|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Maybe Mary is being more realistic about a second marriage—but is it too much to ask for a little fire?
A fire that he insists is only picking up pace, according to top-secret intelligence briefings.
"A camp-fire would hardly flash and die out like that, Sarge," he answered thoughtfully.
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.Confidence|Henry James
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The men, whose poniards his sword parried, had recourse to fire-arms, and two pistols were fired at him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for fire sale
- any instance of offering goods or assets at greatly reduced prices to ensure a quick sale
- (as modifier)fire-sale prices