English version

for a song

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfor a songfor a songCHEAPvery cheaply He bought the house for a song five years ago. song
Examples from the Corpus
for a songOne woman nabbed an armful of career clothes for a song.One woman bought a whole armful of clothes for a song.We buy Third World commodities for a song.Peter Allen accompanies himself on the piano for a song.Sometimes I draw on them for subjects for songs.Some one had an extra ticket for Song and Dance and wanted to know if I was free, a week ago Thursday.If they are exclusively narrative they are useless for song writing.
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