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    in bulk

    Let's say, I'm bying potatoes in a farmer's market.
    They sell them at $2 per lb.
    But they can cell 5 lbs bag just for $6.
    I come home and trying to explain it to my daughter (and I'm asking for help with this sentence):

    "They would(?) sell at lower price if you would(?) buy in bulk (in large quantity?).

    Thank you.

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    Re: in bulk

    Quote Originally Posted by ndexter View Post
    Let's say, I'm bying potatoes in a farmer's market.
    They sell them at $2 per lb.
    But they can cell 5 lbs bag just for $6.
    I come home and trying to explain it to my daughter (and I'm asking for help with this sentence):

    "They would(?) sell at lower price if you would(?) buy in bulk (in large quantity?).

    Thank you.
    Yes. If you buy a larger quantity, then you will get them for a lower price (per lb).

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    Re: in bulk

    Yes, to "buy in bulk."

    Also known as a "volume discount."

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    Re: in bulk

    bulk buuying = buying in large quantities in order to obtain a low price, thus gaining an advantage over those persons who buy only in small quantities

    in bulk = 1. in large amounts: By producing in bulk we can sell at low price.
    2. loose, not packed in containers: Cargoes of grain are loaded in bulk.


    laden in bulk (of a ship) = loaded with a cargo that is loose, not placed in any kind of containers

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