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a steal



A very low price.

Context : Social Life
Category: Idiom
Semantic: bargain, deal
Video example (click "CC" to view the text as it is spoken)

Usage of “a steal”

  1. $1000 for that used car is a steal.

Examples of idiom “a steal” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'hjdrzhou'

    It cost $25 to watch Avatar 3D in China, which is 3 days average income. We pay $13 here, a steal.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'sesho1'

    wow, amazon has Madworld for Wii on sale for $7.69. definitely a steal for a critically lauded but commercially bombed title

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Shavenewok'

    @cheinara but it's only $10 it's a steal at that price!

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'gavinbobavin'

    Yesterday turned out to be pretty rad. Picked up "goodbye yellow brick road" by Elton John on vinyl for a dollar. That's a steal.