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’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It also makes some very rich people much, much wealthier 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?’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘We are instead on the verge of spectacular advances in many fields that will likely be energy conserving 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.’
    • ‘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?’
    • ‘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!’
    • ‘Had he paralysed France and trashed a few ministers' offices into the bargain, he would almost certainly have got off with a £20 fine.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He had recently switched to a new monitor, and installed the After Dark screensaver into the bargain.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Hubert's management is also staying put, ensuring continuity and probably pretty good fat salaries into the bargain for those at the top.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Those expecting a sun holiday into the bargain will be disappointed.’
    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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