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If the supply is large and buyers are few, the price will be low.

If sugar is scarce and buyers are numerous, the price will be high.

How can a planter sell the cotton which he has picked, when there are no buyers at the moment?

"It is not for me to name their price, but for the buyers," he replied.

Phil and Jim scoured the town, but there were no buyers at the figures, for they were rocket-high.

The buyers isolated the cattle bought at the sale from their own stock.

I have even been to see some of the buyers, only to be refused,' said George a little bitterly.

If they had been all buyers, Mr. Merrit would have made quite a fortune.

Palmer advised the buyers that Alfred knew as much about the panorama as himself.

As buyers our advantage is in cheapness, or what is the same thing, abundance.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, biggere "one who purchases," agent noun from buy (v.). Meaning "one whose job is to buy goods for a store" is from 1884. Buyer's market attested from 1886.

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