Phrasal Verb 'buy'

We have 5 phrasal verb definition related to 'buy'.

Buy in

Meaning:

Force a CD or record into the charts by buying lots of copies

Example:

Joe Meek's last hit, 'Singin' the Blues', was probably BOUGHT IN at number 40, but failed to go any higher.

Buy into

Meaning:

Accept an idea

Example:

I never BOUGHT INTO the idea of a federalist Euopean Union.

Buy off

Meaning:

Pay someone to stop them causing trouble

Example:

He BOUGHT the newspaper OFF by placing a lot of adverts.

Buy out

Meaning:

Buy somebody's share in a company

Example:

His business partners BOUGHT him OUT to get rid of him.

Buy up

Meaning:

Buy all of something

Example:

We BOUGHT UP all the shop had before the price went up.