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(of an item) not sold.‘numerous copies of the book remained unsold’‘please return any unsold tickets by November 9’
- ‘The unsold bonds were bought by the underwriters, and rates subsequently dropped back.’
- ‘Only four apartments remain unsold at the Russell Quay development in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan.’
- ‘Merchandising income also fell and unsold shirts had to be disposed of through large discounts, cutting margins dramatically.’
- ‘It may also end up with unsold stocks of obsolete products.’
- ‘Eventually, it got to the point where the only time I would see her would be when we all met up at the end of the day to turn our unsold tickets in.’
- ‘You won't find Dell with unsold inventory because it hardly has any.’
- ‘The other giant portrait which carries a £120,000 price tag remains unsold.’
- ‘Prices are stagnant in my area, properties remain unsold for several months.’
- ‘The technology bust has left behind a mountain of unsold computers, cell phones, and PDAs.’
- ‘Why should it record a loss on the books in the event that retail returns the unsold product back to the record company?’
- ‘Only three houses remain unsold at the Mansfield Park development, just outside Kinsale in Co Cork.’
- ‘The two unsold detached villas have asking prices of 19,350 and 19,651 yuan a square metre.’
- ‘The continued gains in sales have drawn down the inventory of unsold homes.’
- ‘Tickets are to be sold in advance of the event and a ticket sales area will be included in the marquee for the sale of any unsold tickets.’
- ‘I expect that both venues will be selling tickets for any unsold seats on the day, but you may be disappointed if they've sold out.’
- ‘Difficulties can also arise with regard to the status of unsold, damaged or out-of-date stock.’
- ‘When your main rival is offloading warehouses full of unsold kit, it makes it a lot harder to sell your own product.’
- ‘Goods go unsold, and companies which cannot sell all they hoped to see profits slump.’
- ‘On more than one occasion his label did a lacklustre job of promoting his record and were stuck with an office full of unsold albums.’
- ‘The Commerce Department said the new figure partly reflected an unexpectedly strong build-up of unsold goods.’
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