One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Offered for purchase.‘the November issue is on sale now’
- ‘The CD went on sale to parents and friends on Friday and has already sold 50 copies.’
- ‘Videos of the night are still on sale and can be purchased by contacting Betty Sweeney.’
- ‘Admission is only 5 euros and tickets are on sale locally or can be had on the night.’
- ‘The full version of this article can be seen in the December issue of Tatler, on sale this week’
- ‘The evening will include a raffle, with tickets on sale with excellent prizes on offer.’
- ‘Tickets will be on sale shortly and will be issued on a first come first served basis.’
- ‘The first batch of locally-produced wine went on sale in Kirkwall this week.’
- ‘All the refreshments on sale will also be made from fair trade sources.’
- ‘The new machine is due to go on sale in Britain tomorrow and is expected to be rolled out to other countries.’
- ‘Extra copies of the current issue will go on sale in Easons in June as a test case for the second issue.’
2North American Offered for purchase at a reduced price.‘the crash put stocks on sale by slashing prices’
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