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In the neighborhood of !!!
Megan Could you tell me how much it costs ? It looks rather better than others.
Sales person In the neighborhood of 770 dollars. This is the latest model. It's very popular among white collars.
Megan That's too expensive ! Do you offer any discount ? If not, you may introduce me something cheaper.
Sales person What about this one ? It's a classic of Sony electronic products. It's a digital camera with 5 mega pixel. It can capture more dots than common models so that you can take photos under a high definition.
Megan I am just browsing. Well, I'll consider it later. Thanks !
Explanation :
 

In the neighborhood of - approximate amount

 
Example : We're hoping to get somewhere in the neighborhood of $180,000 for our house.
 
 
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On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him him

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors

 

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