Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The amount for which something can be sold on a given market.Often contrasted with book value
- ‘When insuring your house, should you insure the building for its market value or its rebuild cost?’
- ‘I accept that the invoiced amount represents the fair market value of the goods sold.’
- ‘The price of houses in the surrounding area can affect the market value of your home.’
- ‘The index is derived by dividing the market value of the firm by the annual salary of the chief executive.’
- ‘Its market value is at any rate likely to hold up since the bank is still seen as an attractive takeover target.’
- ‘Both sections of capital claim a share of surplus value according to their market value.’
- ‘This is not based on the actual market value of the property but on the value given for tax purposes.’
- ‘The shares were set at the existing market value and employees signed up for four years.’
- ‘The increase in the leverage ratio in Canada may be more muted when analyzing the market value of debt.’
- ‘Which of course includes a royalty based on a percentage of the market value of the innovation.’
- ‘Revenue does not accept that the prohibition on the sale of shares affects the market value of the shares.’
- ‘The deceased's assets pass to his beneficiaries at their market value on the date of death.’
- ‘He may then be stuck for cash in his retirement and forced to sell at below market value to realise some cash quickly.’
- ‘The maximum amount we will pay will be the market value of your car but not exceeding your estimate of value shown in our records.’
- ‘When you come to sell, you will get your share of the full market value of the property.’
- ‘Any other method of calculating the market value might be too speculative.’
- ‘A father-of-two who lives opposite the shop said that he would sell up now if he received the market value for his home.’
- ‘Many people have seen the market value of their homes double in the past five years.’
- ‘Any fruit not indigenous to your village will fetch a higher market value when sold.’
- ‘The payment is equal to the market value, which is lower than the income tax payable on the share option gain.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.