Origin of sell-off
How to use sell-off in a sentence
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
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He couldn't sell them; he couldn't burn them; he was even compelled to insure them, to his intense disgust.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Those four pictures—I would not sell those four Watteaus for one hundred thousand francs.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He thought these things over carefully and finally decided that he would sell them himself.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
For an Indian to sell a horse and wagon in the San Jacinto valley was not an easy thing, unless he would give them away.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for sell-off
Other Idioms and Phrases with sell-off
Get rid of by selling, often at reduced prices. For example, The jeweler was eager to sell off the last of the diamond rings. [c. 1700] Also see sell out, def. 1.