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Phrasal Verbs

mark down

This page is about the phrasal verb mark down

Meaning: If you mark something down, you reduce its selling price.

Synonym: discount

For example:

  • mark sth down We need to sell this old stock quickly, so let's mark it all down by 50%.

  • mark down sth Most hotels mark down their room rates during the low season.

Quick Quiz:

If department stores are marking down their prices, things will be

a. more expensive

b. poorly marked

c. cheaper

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