Instead, we were continuing to try to buy up some of the stuff in the market.
It simply used its newly created money to buy up Japanese government bonds.
Anticipated steps to buy up more Treasury securities may be postponed or reduced in size.
Follieri is currently in prison in connection with a scheme to buy up Roman Catholic churches in the U.S.
In April, the GSA announced the federal government will buy up to 10,000 new hybrid vehicles.
If the State has not a right to give him lands with their own officers, they could buy up, at cheap prices, the shares of others.
But he was doin' his best to buy up good words from everybody.
We buy up and amalgamate all the leading manufactories of temperance drinks throughout the kingdom.
Are you going to buy up salt or catsup for some Chinese company?'
"I will buy up his debts and send him through the Court," Gessner said.
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.).