Example sentences for: discount

How can you use “discount” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If large mailers can "presort" the mail for ¾ of a cent and the Postal Service saves 4¢, there is no profit reason for offering a larger discount.

  • As the discount increases above 4.5¢, the postal service falls below breakeven and will have to make up the losses with a price increase for all mailers, both those who are now presorting and those who have not thus far been affected.

  • English-speaking sales staff are often on hand, but don’t expect the same discount prices that are offered on the other floors, despite the tax-free incentive.

  • Second, mailers of some volume may be in position to take advantage of this discount without the help of a presort bureau or mailing firm.

  • Thus, when a dictionary is touted as the one used by such-and-such a newspaper, readers should think back to the number of times that paper has been cited in SIC ³--seldom for the kinds of things that dictionaries have much bearing on--and discount the claims for “adoption” as so much hype.


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