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come (or go) under the hammer

Definición de come or go under the hammer en inglés:

Be sold at an auction.
Example sentences
  • A photograph of Edward VIII taken during his notorious meeting with Adolf Hitler failed to sell at auction yesterday when it went under the hammer as part of a collection of private papers which belonged to his aide.
  • Two previously unheard recordings by John Lennon were sold for €216,000 yesterday when they went under the hammer at an auction of pop memorabilia.
  • It came under the hammer at the auction and was sold for E50.
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