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garage sale

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Definition of garage sale in English:

noun

chiefly North American
A sale of unwanted household goods held in the garage or front garden of someone’s house.
Example sentences
  • My dad stayed home all day selling items that we wouldn't be needing in California on eBay and at a little garage sale in the front yard.
  • The next time you see this title at a garage sale, flea market, or pawn shop, it's well worth the cash you'd have to put out for it.
  • People are also being encouraged to have a garage sale of any unwanted gifts and belongings on the same day and donate the proceeds.

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