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mark something down

Definition of mark something down in English:

(Of a retailer) reduce the indicated price of an item: ties are marked down by at least 25 per cent
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  • It has also led to spot shortages of fuel in the economically busiest areas of China, according to the China Securities News, with black-market speculators marking prices up 30% above levels set by the state-controlled pricing system.
  • All I am getting is a couple more horrible sweets and they have clearly factored such thefts into their prices and marked them up by about 10,000%.
  • The price of blatberries had been marked down again at Mumlat's Market.
reduce, decrease, lower, cut, put down, take down, discount
lower the price of, make cheaper, sell at a giveaway price, put in a sale
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