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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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