for a song
This page is about the idiom for a song
If you buy or sell something for a song, you buy or sell it at a very cheap price.
- When I was in Vietnam I bought some beautiful lacquerware for a song. I still can't believe how cheap it was.
- James had a really valuable record by an old American band called The Cramps, but he sold it for a song at a garage sale. He didn't know how much it was worth.
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Contributor: Matt Errey