English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "purchase"

?The purchase price for digital cameras is expected to drop significantly over the next five yearsDid you purchase anything of value while you were travelling in the U.S.?

The purchase price for digital cameras is expected to drop significantly over the next five years.

We stopped in the mall to show each other our purchases before setting out again to continue our Christmas shopping.

Both the seller and the purchaser of a house must pay a fee to the realtor.

We purchased our tickets, and immediately went up to the balcony to find our seats.

It is said that the island of Manhattan was purchased from the native people of the area for about $24 worth of goods.

You can help improve the lives of animals raised for food through your purchasing decisions at grocery stores and restaurants.

Many employees have the opportunity to purchase shares in the company they work for.

According to a popular cookbook, you should eat before you go to the store because if you go to the store hungry, you are likely to make unnecessary purchases.

You must declare everything you have purchased or acquired abroad at Customs.

Frederick Douglass once noted that the white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.

Benjamin Franklin once stated that those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.

Someone once observed that respect cannot be learned, purchased or acquired; it can only be earned.

Adam Smith wrote that it was not by gold or by silver, but by labor, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.

The first animal purchased for the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago was a bear cub, bought for $10 in 1874.

America purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 for $7,200,000.

In 1971, London Bridge was purchased by an American, and shipped to Arizona to be displayed as a tourist attraction.

It is a good idea to purchase additional medical insurance if you are travelling anywhere outside the country.

Buying a car in Russia means paying the full price of the car at the time of purchase because no credit system is available there.

My partner and I purchased over 1,000 shares in the company when the price was low.

King George III originally purchased Buckingham House in 1761 for his wife, Queen Charlotte.

Over 96% of American households purchase bananas at least once each month.

Find someone who has purchased something worth over $100 in the past month.

We have a number of potential purchasers for your home, so we should be able to sell it very soon.

Purchasing a gun takes time because a background check has to be done on each applicant.


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