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sell
British English: /sɛl/
American English: /sɛl/

Translation of sell in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول sold

  • 1

    باعَ (insurance, a house, washing machine)
    to sell something at or for $25

    باعَ شَيْئاً ب \ مُقابلَ 25 دولار
    to sell something at a loss to sell something to somebodyto sell somebody something

    باعَ شَيْئاً لِشَخْصٍ
    his latest novel has sold a million copies

    باعَتْ رِوايَتُهُ الأَخيرةُ مِلْيون نُسْخةٍ
  • 2
    (to promote)
    سَوَّقَ,
    رَوَّجَ (+ ل) (a product, book, newspaper)
    her name will help to sell the film

    سَيُساعِدُ اسْمُها في تَسْويقِ الفيلْم
    the party failed to sell its policies to the electorate

    ‫‫فَشِلَ الحِزْبُ في تَسْويقِ سِياساتِهِ للناخِبينَ ‬‬
  • 3
    (to surrender)
    باعَ (one's integrity, reputation, country)

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول sold

  • 1
    (traders, staff)
    باعَ
    we have to sell to survive

    عَلَيْنا أنْ نَبيعَ من أَجْلِ الاسْتِمْرارِ
    ‘sell by June 27th’

    ’صالِح للبَيْعِ حتّى 27 يونْيو‘
  • 2
    (goods, houses, books)
    وَجَدَ إقْبالاً
    the new model isn't selling well

    النَموذَجُ الجَديدُ لا يَجِدُ إقْبالاً كَبيراً
    they are selling at a loss/a profit

    تُباعُ بِخَسارةٍ \ بِرِبْحٍ

reflexive verb/فعل انعكاسي past tense/زمن الماضي, past participle/اسم المفعول sold

  • 1 (to prostitute oneself)to sell oneself

    باعَ جَسَدَهُ
  • 2 [informal] (in interviews)to sell oneself

    سَوَّقَ نَفْسَهُ

Idioms

to be sold on an idea/plan

[informal]
اسْتَهْوَتْهُ فِكْرةٌ \ خُطّةٌ

Phrasal verbs

sell off

sell [something] off, sell off [something]

باعَ [شَيْئاً] بِثَمَنٍ بَخْسٍ \ زَهيدٍ (goods, land, furniture)

sell out

1
(tickets, newspapers)
بيعَ كُلُّهُ \ عن آخِرِهِ
the small bottles have sold out

بيعَتْ كُلُّ الزُجاجاتِ الصَغيرةِ
sorry, we've sold out

آسِفٌ، لَقَدْ نَفَدَتْ كُلُّ الكَمّيّةِ
2
(to liquidate stocks)
باعَ حِصَّتَهُ
3
[informal] (to betray one's principles)
خانَ مَبادِئَهُ
sell [something] out, sell out [something]

باعَ كُلُّ تَذاكِرِ [شَيْءٍ]
the concert is sold out

بيعَتْ كُلُّ تَذاكِرِ الحَفْلِ

sell up


صَفّى \ باعَ كُلَّ مُمْتَلَكاتِهِ
sell up [something]

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