Definition of into the bargain in English:

into the bargain

(North American in the bargain)

phrase

  • In addition to what has already been mentioned or was expected.

    ‘I am now tired and extremely hungry—with a headache into the bargain’
    ‘save yourself money and keep warm and cozy in the bargain’
    • ‘Those expecting a sun holiday into the bargain will be disappointed.’
    • ‘A terminally bored family throws itself at the mercy of a slick parasite, Leo, who is making love to both mother and daughter while fleecing them in the bargain.’
    • ‘Centre field was even enough although Derek Treacy caught some high ball head and shoulders over his opponents and kicked two points into the bargain.’
    • ‘Are they recruiting in a new, clever way, and at the same time getting some Human Resources work out of their sale force, saving money in the bargain?’
    • ‘There was a painless lump on the back of my hand and while I was anticipating that it might be removed I did not expect to lose my little finger into the bargain.’
    • ‘Charities and good causes across Ireland are invited to join a scheme that will boost their fundraising efforts and save the planet into the bargain!’
    • ‘Hubert's management is also staying put, ensuring continuity and probably pretty good fat salaries into the bargain for those at the top.’
    • ‘Chirac and Schroeder, who last year could and did pose as the voices of sanity, now switch sides - and help improve Bush's reelection prospects in the bargain?’
    • ‘He looked full of running and showed no obvious ill-effects of the serious ligament damage he suffered in the Ireland match last year, scoring a good try into the bargain.’
    • ‘Chris Paterson did no harm to his new-found reputation as a goalkicker on the international stage and had some other valuable contributions into the bargain.’
    • ‘And since you have to pay to get to the viewing tower anyway it's practically a saving to fork out for a good food and get a moving panorama into the bargain.’
    • ‘All Laune Rangers players, supporters and the local community are encouraged to go along to support the project and have some fun into the bargain.’
    • ‘It also makes some very rich people much, much wealthier into the bargain.’
    • ‘In the 26th minute, Valerie Crean got Carlow right back into the game when rifling to the back of the net and obtaining a fine point into the bargain.’
    • ‘We are instead on the verge of spectacular advances in many fields that will likely be energy conserving into the bargain.’
    • ‘Had he paralysed France and trashed a few ministers' offices into the bargain, he would almost certainly have got off with a £20 fine.’
    • ‘The waiters weren't merely plate carriers, they were the new best friend you hadn't met yet and they could probably knock you up a balloon animal into the bargain.’
    • ‘He had recently switched to a new monitor, and installed the After Dark screensaver into the bargain.’
    • ‘Forestry bosses have unveiled new plans for how trees can help to reduce flooding, tackle the effects of climate change and improve public health into the bargain.’
    also, as well, in addition, additionally, besides, furthermore, moreover, yet, on top, on top of that, over and above that, as a bonus, as an extra, to boot, for good measure
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