Bruce
what is the difference between "on sale and for sale".
Apr 22, 2011 10:26 PM
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Bruce, -for sale.....available for purchase -on sale.....1) for sale ...................2) available for purchase at a reduced price
April 22, 2011
The shop is on sale (selling items at a lower or discounted price) The car is for sale (being sold, with or without a discount)
April 23, 2011
If something is "for sale" (I have a car for sale), then it is available to buy with no reference to price. "On sale" can also mean this especially in phrases like "The new iPad went on sale this morning..." but it also means 'at a reduced price' as in "bananas are on sale this month".
April 23, 2011
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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