sell out

1)

we have sold out of chocolate

Syn:
have none left, be out of stock, have run out; informal be fresh out, be cleaned out
2)

the edition sold out quickly

Syn:
be bought up, be depleted, be exhausted
3)

they say he has sold out as an artist

Syn:
abandon one's principles, prostitute oneself, sell one's soul, betray one's ideals, be untrue to oneself; debase oneself, degrade oneself, demean oneself
4)

he never thought his own brother would sell him out


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  • sell-out — ˈsell out noun [singular] MARKETING if a product, share offer, event etc is a sell out, it is very successful and lots of people buy it or go there, and no more products, shares, tickets etc are available: • The $200 million five year bonds were… …   Financial and business terms

  • Sell-out — Sell out, Sell|out [ sɛl|a̮ut], der; [s], s [zu engl. to sell out = ausverkaufen] (Börsenw.): panikartiger Verkauf von Wertpapieren mit der Folge, dass die Kurse stark fallen. * * * Sell out   [selaʊt; englisch to sell out »ausverkaufen«] das, ,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sell-out — sell outs also sellout 1) N COUNT: usu sing, oft N n If a play, sports event, or other entertainment is a sell out, all the tickets for it are sold. Their concert there was a sell out. ...sell out shows. 2) N COUNT: usu sing, oft N to n… …   English dictionary

  • sell out — {v.} 1a. To sell all of a certain thing which a store has in stock. * /In the store s January white sale the sheets and pillowcases were sold out in two days./ 1b. To sell all the stock and close the store; go out of business. * /The local… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sell out — {v.} 1a. To sell all of a certain thing which a store has in stock. * /In the store s January white sale the sheets and pillowcases were sold out in two days./ 1b. To sell all the stock and close the store; go out of business. * /The local… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Sell-out — Sell out, auch Sell|out [ sɛl aut] der; , <aus engl. sell out »Ausverkauf« zu to sell out »ausverkaufen«> panikartige Verkäufe von Wertpapieren mit der Folge stark fallender Kurse (Börsenw.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • sell out — abandon one s principles for reasons of expedience. → sell sell out sell all of one s stock of something. → sell …   English new terms dictionary

  • sell out of — sell out (of (something)) to sell all of something, so that there is none left. We sold out of the souvenir T shirts in the first couple of hours. During the summer the campgrounds are sold out each night. Her cruises regularly book up months in… …   New idioms dictionary

  • sell out — (of (something)) to sell all of something, so that there is none left. We sold out of the souvenir T shirts in the first couple of hours. During the summer the campgrounds are sold out each night. Her cruises regularly book up months in advance… …   New idioms dictionary

  • sell out — (someone/something) to stop being loyal to someone or something. He accused Congress of selling out the American people to lawyers who opposed the bill. I could sell you all out and go straight to the police with this information. Usage notes:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • sell-out — sellˈ out noun 1. A betrayal 2. A show, performance, etc for which all seats are sold • • • Main Entry: ↑sell * * * sell out see sell n.2 4 …   Useful english dictionary

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