He makes hundreds of millions a year and bought a $45 million apartment in the billionaire motel at 15 Central Park West.
I had bought the device at Rite-Aid precisely because it resembled a cigarette.
“I do not feel I am a piece of property to be bought and sold irrespective of my wishes,” he wrote.
I took a cab to a stadium outside the city, bought a ticket, and sat in the concrete bleachers.
Against the advice of friends and family, I packed my bags and bought a plane ticket to Kabul.
I bought a lot, thinking some one might get hurt at the ball game.
Eudora was a mere infant when Phidias bought her of a poor goatherd in Phelle.
Here's a bit of a treeho, lads, as I bought in Brummagem the day afore yesterday.
He had bought the wonderful beasts, greatly envied by all his neighbors.
And then there are bought men, and spies smuggled in, and—oh, I needn't elaborate.
Old English bycgan (past tense bohte) "to buy, pay for, acquire; redeem, ransom; procure; get done," from Proto-Germanic *bugjanan (cf. Old Saxon buggjan, Old Norse byggja, Gothic bugjan), of unknown origin, not found outside Germanic.
The surviving spelling is southwest England dialect; the word was generally pronounced in Old English and Middle English with a -dg- sound as "budge," or "bidge." Meaning "believe, accept as true" first recorded 1926. Related: Bought; buying. To buy time "prevent further deterioration but make no improvement" is attested from 1946.
"a purchase," especially a worthwhile one, 1879, American English, from buy (v.).