in the market for
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Wanting to possess, eager to have, seeking. For example, The crowd was in the market for more entertainment, or I'm sure he's in the market for another fast car. [Early 1900s]
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Words nearby in the market for
in the long run, in the loop, in the lurch, in the main, in the making, in the market for, in the middle of, in the midst, in the money, in the mood, in the mouth
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