Definition of on sale in English:

on sale

phrase

  • 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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘All the refreshments on sale will also be made from fair trade sources.’
    • ‘Videos of the night are still on sale and can be purchased by contacting Betty Sweeney.’
    • ‘The first batch of locally-produced wine went on sale in Kirkwall this week.’
    • ‘Admission is only 5 euros and tickets are on sale locally or can be had on the night.’
    • ‘Tickets will be on sale shortly and will be issued on a first come first served basis.’
  • 2North American Offered for purchase at a reduced price.

    ‘the crash put stocks on sale by slashing prices’