Definition: to buy something for a really good price; to buy something cheap

Examples:

These days, a lot of banks are in distress, so they can be bought relatively cheaply. They can be bought for a song.

I bought this house for a song, when prices were cheap during the last real estate crash.

About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, Bucharest, and Sofia for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.