One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Without cost or payment.‘these professionals were giving their time for free’
- ‘Not only are they given away for free at some clinics, but a subscription for the pill at a chemist costs only pennies.’
- ‘An archaeological site will be opened to the public who can visit it for free during a special heritage weekend.’
- ‘After this the work goes into the public domain and people can use it for free.’
- ‘Isn't accepting payment in order to file-share even worse than doing it for free?’
- ‘From the start the festival has proved a popular draw with jazz lovers by offering good music, mostly for free.’
- ‘It is installed for free by the company, which then recoups its cost and makes a profit through the charges.’
- ‘Surely the council should allow the locals, who after all have paid for them in the first place, to park for free.’
- ‘The reality of this world is that there is nothing for free and everything of this order comes at a cost.’
- ‘It was always an eccentric business principle, giving things away for free.’
- ‘Thousands of people will be able to travel on the trams for free until charging begins next week.’
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