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Origin of price gouging
OTHER WORDS FROM price gougingprice gouge, price-gouge, verb (used with or without object)price goug·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for price gouging
Over the past few days, local news outlets and social media users have noticed extremely high booking prices on hotel sites as demand spikes, which could be an indication of price gouging.
Hotel prices in Texas are skyrocketing, but the reality is more complicated than price gouging.
We knew mask wearing was super important, but there were a lot of knockoff masks, misinformation, and price gouging happening.This female-founded face mask brand had a wait-list of more than 40,000 customers|Rachel King|January 17, 2021|Fortune
Now they have adapted and they’re doing their price gouging on renewable energy projects.Inside the Utility Company Lobbying Blitz That Will Hike Electric Bills|by Patrick Wilson, Richmond Times-Dispatch|October 9, 2020|ProPublica
“Price for adults to $4250; From 10 years to 14 years to $2125; Under 10 years free,” the listing says.
But in more middle-class and working-class neighborhoods, sessions are typically a fourth of that price.Iran’s Becoming a Footloose Nation as Dance Lessons Spread|IranWire|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Bitcoin began 2013 with a roaring price of $770 per unit, and businesses right and left were converting to the ethereal product.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions|Nina Strochlic|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is a true advocate for human rights who has paid a horrible price for standing up against the Assad dictatorship.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Industry experts claim an increase in awareness amongst men when it comes to styles, design, and price regarding their underwear.Would You Pay $100 For a 50 Cent Bulge? Men’s Undies Get Expensive|James Joiner|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
(p. 054) At this period it appears that tobacco was used as money, and as the measure of price and value.
Yielding to the advice of his friends, he put on it a price the amount of which abashed him.
The great Mr. Abrahams had an unlimited commission to secure at any price, a long list of great works.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
If the high wage is paid and the short hours are granted, then the price of the thing made, so it seems, rises higher still.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
She reached forward to it in ecstasy; but she might not enjoy it, save at the price which her conscience exacted.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett