Get a good price

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1. I got a good price for my microwave.
2. I got a good price for my old car.

This got me a little confused, but if I understand this correctly then the meaning of the first sentence is that I bought my microwave cheaply, and the second one means that I sold my old car for a decent amount of money. Correct?
I also believe that it's possible to turn around the meanings in both sentences. Is that correct too?
 

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To me they both imply that you were the seller. If you want to say that you bought your microwave at good price substitute on for for. I don't understand the rest. What do you mean by turn around the meanings?
 
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If you are the buyer, you could say:

I got a good deal on my microwave.
 

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The reason I asked is this:

https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/lifest...here-to-get-it-cheapest-in-portsmouth-3295337

"Petrol prices are at an 8 year high - here's where to get it cheapest in Portsmouth

Data from RAC Fuel Watch show that prices have been rising for eight straight months.

A litre of unleaded petrol rose by 2.7p-a-litre in June taking it to 132.19p, which is the highest it has been since October 2013.This means that the price of unleaded has rocketed up by 18p-a-litre since November 2020.

Diesel has also seen a rise in prices in June, up 2.5p to 134.32p – which is the most expensive it has been since June 2019.

But where are the best places to get a good price for petrol in and around Portsmouth?"

According to this article , "get a good price" can be said from the perspective of a buyer, not just a seller.
 

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As Tdol said the other day, the ultimate determiner of meaning is context. When you posed your question you provided none. Now you've provided plenty of context in a rather different example.
 

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Context is king— we can be fairly sure that motorists will be buying fuel from filling stations, not selling it to them.

Having said that, I wouldn't have phrased it as Hollie Busby did.
 
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