Drive a Hard Bargain

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To work hard in price negotiation, to insist in making a deal to buy or sell at a good price


  • This idiom is originated back to Greek writings of A.D. 950. It entered into English approximately 500 years later on. In this expression, to "drive" means to dynamically overcome a task; and "hard" means strongly.

I’m happy that my brother got $5000 for his car, he drives a hard bargain.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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