What is the
difference between Buy and Vie?
What is the difference between Buy and Vie? :
BUY : (verb)
( 1 ) Purchase
Where did you buy that coat?
Did you buy your car new or second-hand?
( 2 ) Be the means of obtaining something
Money cannot buy happiness.
A sum of hundred rupees today buys much less than it did a year ago.
( 3 ) Obtain something by a sacrifice
His fame was bought at the expense of health and happiness.
( 4 ) Accept something as valid
No one will buy that excuse.
( 5 ) Bribe someone
You cannot buy me.
He cannot be bought.
BUY : (noun)
( 1 ) Act of buying something
Best buys of the week are carrots and cabbages which are plentiful and cheap.
( 1 ) Compete keenly with someone for something
Rival someone for something
( 2 ) The two girls vie with each other for the first place.
Businesses vied with each other to attract customers.
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