How many pieces by Basquiat can Jay-Z can buy with $95 million?
“Not every girl can buy a Rodarte dress,” says Keltner de Valle.
The crisis we face now is financed by the same people from whom you buy your Christmas toys.
Alexandre went so far as to buy back a Degas from its illicit owners.
If you are in the market to buy, “Your art budget is somewhere between your grocery budget and your savings budget,” he says.
No one, however, had supposed that the Honorable Heman might wish to buy it.
Winter was near and he had no money to buy cloaks for his children.
Some one wished to buy a certain thing, and some one else wished to buy it also.
Would you mind selling it to me if I will give you money enough to buy a new one?
There wasn't enough to buy medicine for the girl, who was dying of consumption.
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.).