Last modified on 20 March 2015, at 08:19

sell out

See also: sellout and sell-out



sell out (phrasal verb)

  1. To sell all of a product that is in stock.
    They sold out of concert posters yesterday and won't get another shipment until next week.
  2. (idiomatic) To abandon or betray one's supporters or principles to seek profit or other personal advantage.
    It used to be a pleasant little community, until the leaders sold out to the developers.


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