Haggle and Barter





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How to use the words Haggle and Barter?



When you offer to trade your vintage jeans for a handwoven shirt in Guatemala, you are engaged in barter—no money is involved. One thing (or service) is traded for another.


But when you offer to buy that shirt for less money than the vendor is asking, you are engaged in haggling or bargaining, not bartering.






























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