America has bought Russian helicopters to use in Afghanistan.
I had bought the device at Rite-Aid precisely because it resembled a cigarette.
Even for those who are not amateur engineers, access to drones is so easy that I have one myself: I bought it online for $300.
“I do not feel I am a piece of property to be bought and sold irrespective of my wishes,” he wrote.
As Vidal grew frailer, Bowers bought men round “to just sit with him.”
I bought a lot, thinking some one might get hurt at the ball game.
I had bought a new porte-monnaie in New Orleans, and all my funds were in it.
Here's a bit of a treeho, lads, as I bought in Brummagem the day afore yesterday.
They bought photographs of it at the stand of a native who spoke a little French.
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.).