名词:bargainer 动词过去式:bargained 过去分词:bargained 现在分词:bargaining 第三人称单数:bargains
1 agreement in which both or all sides promise to do sth for each other 协议（双方或各方约定彼此要为对方做的事项）
*If you promote our goods, we will give you a good discount as our part of the bargain. 若你方经销我们的货物, 我方愿给予你相当大的优惠作为回报.
* The bargain they reached with their employers was to reduce their wage claim in return for a shorter working week. 他们与雇主达成的协议是他们在工资方面降低要求, 但每周工时要缩短.
2 thing bought or sold for less than its usual price 廉价购买或廉价出售之物
*It's a bargain, ie It is very good value for money. 这可是便宜货
* [attrib 作定语] a bargain price, ie a low price 廉价.
3 (idm 习语) a bad `bargain
(a) agreement that is more beneficial to the other side(s) than to oneself 对方占便宜的协议; 吃亏的交易.
(b) thing bought because it was thought cheap but which one later regrets buying 後悔当初不该买的便宜货. drive a hard bargain => drive1. a good `bargain
(a) agreement that is more beneficial to oneself than to the other side(s) 自己占便宜的协议; 上算的交易
*You've got a good bargain there. 你做了一笔很上算的交易.
(b) thing, usu valuable, bought at a very low price 以极其便宜的价格购得之物（通常指值钱的物品）. into the `bargain; US also in the `bargain (infml 口) in addition; moreover 加之; 此外
*She was a distinguished scientist and a gifted painter into the bargain. 她是一位杰出的科学家--同时还是一位很有才华的画家呢. strike a bargain => strike2.
1 [I, Ipr] ~ (with sb) (about/over/for sth) discuss (with sb) prices, terms of trade, etc with the aim of buying or selling goods, or changing conditions, on terms that are favourable to oneself （与某人）讨价还价; 洽谈成交条件; 谈判
*Never pay the advertised price for a car; always try to bargain. 千万不要照牌价购买汽车, 总得讲讲价才是.
* Dealers bargain with growers over the price of coffee. 商人与种植者就咖啡的价格进行商洽.
* The unions bargained (with management) for a shorter working week. 工会为缩短工作周而（与资方）讨价还价.
2 (phr v) bargain sth away give sth away (esp sth valuable in exchange for sth less so) 牺牲某物（尤指以贵物交换贱物）
*The leaders bargained away the freedom of their people. 领导人拿人民的自由来做交易. bargain for sth; bargain on sth (infml 口) (often negative 常用于否定式) expect; be prepared for 预料; 有备于
*The exam was more difficult than I had bargained for. 这次考试之难出乎我的意料之外.
* Tom didn't bargain on his wife returning so soon. 汤姆没有想到他妻子会回来得这么快.
* When the politician agreed to answer questions on television, he got more than he had bargained for, ie was unpleasantly surprised at the consequences. 这个政客同意在电视上公开回答问题, 不料竟弄巧成拙（其後果使他感到愕然）.
1. A truly dedicated bargain hunter must have patience, and above all, the ability to recognize the worth of something when he sees it. 一个到处找便宜的人必须具有耐心，而且最重要的是看到珍品时要有鉴别珍品的能力。
2. Our first stop (after parking our cars near the railroad tracks) was in the bargain store of a local charity, where we politely asked access to a bathroom and were refused. 我们 (把汽车停在火车轨道附近以后)的第一个停留地点是一家本地慈善团体经营的廉价商店，在店里我们彬彬有礼地请求使用洗手间，但却被一口回绝。
3. I felt especially pleased with my wonderful bargain ---- until I got back to the ship. 在回到船上之前，我一直为我的绝妙的讨价还价而洋洋得意。