English version

be in the market for something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe in the market for somethingbe in the market for somethingWANTto be interested in buying something This is a bad time to be in the market for a new car. market
Examples from the Corpus
be in the market for somethingIf you're in the market for a mobile home, this is a good time to buy.Mr Goto was in the market for an important work of art as part of his company's centenary celebrations.Essandoh's agent contacted Wycombe after reading on Teletext that they were in the market for a stopgap striker.Those are potential customers, for they are in the market for services.Many US-owned maquilas claim to be in the market for locally produced materials and components, backward linkages.If you are in the market for a change of car, count your pennies and go shopping.
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