10 English Collocations with Price

Here you will learn 10 English collocations with Price.  Price uct, price tag, price hike, exorbitant price and more.

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10 English Collocations with Price

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This is Harry and welcome to the podcast where I try to help you understand English expressions, idioms, phraseology, and English grammar so you can improve your English speaking skills.

So what do I have for you now?

Today, we’re going to look at collocations with the word price. The price of something. The price of petrol, the price of nothing, okay? So, let me give you these English collocations with price and examples.

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10 English Collocations with Price

price boom

Meaning: the price goes up and up and up, it explodes

Example:

There is a price boom in the price of oil because of a war. 

This was one of the reasons why there was a price boom in the property industry.

Price boom is usually a good period for people selling products and the bad period for people having to buy things or services.

price controls

Meaning: measures introduced by the authorities in an effort to put a cap or to limit the price increases

Example:

Several months after Pearl Harbour that the general price controls were put in place in the US.

It could be price controls on petrol could be price controls on alcohol, anything where they believe people might be benefiting too much and that the general public are having to pay excessive prices for ordinary items like petrol, oil and gas and other issues like that.

price cut

Meaning: a reduction in price

Example:

Don’t miss out! Our online shop has the best-selling product for sale with a £50 price cut.

price hike

Meaning: the opposite of price cut, an increase in price

Example:

The company insists that the price hike was necessary to help fund important projects.

price war

Meaning: an effort to reduce prices to try and attract more customers from the other company

Example:

The food giant was fighting back in the price war with major supermarkets.

A price war is an attempt to try and attract more customers.

10 English Collocations with Price

10 English collocations with Price. Useful expressions for business English. Includes an audio lesson. Learn English with Harry at www.englishlessonviaskype.com #learnenglish #englishlessons #EnglishTeacher #vocabulary #ingles #อังกฤษ #английский #aprenderingles #english #cursodeingles #учианглийский #vocabulário #dicasdeingles #learningenglish #ingilizce #englishgrammar #englishvocabulary #ielts #idiomas
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price leader

Meaning: is a company that is first either to reduce its prices or to increase its prices

Example:

The price leader in the industry announces price changes ahead of others.

price tag

Meaning: is a piece of paper, the label that’s attached to goods that you see when you go into the shop, which shows you the price

Example:

In Europe, sales tax is already included on the price tag.

exorbitant price

Meaning: an excessive, unreasonably high price

Example:

We got charged an exorbitant price for a tiny cup of tea.

a bargain price

Meaning: a lower price than usual

Example:

This trendy t-shirt is now available at a bargain price of just £5 including postage and packing.

to slash a price

Meaning: to reduce the price of something dramatically. For example, when you reduce the price from $100 to $5.

Example:

The shop slashed prices to £1 on some items to make way for its summer collection.

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