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by tradeAs a profession; professionally.Rate it:

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trade downTo lose value on the stock exchange.Rate it:

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trade downTo sell something and replace it with something cheaper.Rate it:

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trade into give a piece of merchandise as part of the payment or trade for something new.Rate it:

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trade unionsocial eventRate it:

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trade unionworkers' organisationRate it:

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trade upTo gain value on the stock exchange.Rate it:

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trade upTo sell something and replace it with something more expensive.Rate it:

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trade-offa balance achieved between two desirable but incompatible features; a compromise.Rate it:

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trick of the tradeA shortcut or other quick, or very effective way of doing things, that professional workers learn from experience.Rate it:

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blanket termA word or phrase that is used to describe multiple groups of related things. The degree of relation may vary. Blanket terms often trade specificity for ease-of-use; in other words, a blanket term by itself gives little detail about the things that it describes or the relationships between them, but is easy to say and remember. Blanket terms often originate as slang, and eventually become integrated into the general vocabulary.Rate it:

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blue bookA book of statistics or almanac, usually published by an agency or as a trade publication.Rate it:

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deal inTo trade a named commodityRate it:

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give away the storeTo transact, trade, or negotiate badly, by paying, providing, or conceding too much to the other party.Rate it:

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I'm all right, JackIndicates a selfish attitude, not worried about any problems one's friends and neighbours might have. Often associated with strikes and other trade union industrial actions.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo trade securities based on information that is not yet public; to trade on inside information.Rate it:

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open-door policyA governmental policy of encouraging immigration or of permitting increased access by foreigners for purposes of tourism, trade, investment, etc.Rate it:

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phone tagA situation in which two individuals attempting to contact each other by telephone repeatedly do not get a live person and instead trade messages, such as by voice mail.Rate it:

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switch offTo alternate between; to trade.Rate it:

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to be named laterUsed other than as an idiom. In an exchange, a unspecified example of a thing (in sports, usually a player), either not yet chosen or named publicly, at the time of a trade.Rate it:

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try one's handTo attempt a skill, craft, or trade.Rate it:

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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a hazard that affects mostly men or is specific for some trade, occupied mostly by men.Rate it:

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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a lethal hazard that affects mostly men or is specific to a primarily male trade.Rate it:

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WTTInitialism of want/willing to trade.Rate it:

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