into the bargain

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

into the bargain

  1. (informal) along with it; additionally; as well
    • Charles Dickens
      That same evening, the gentleman in the white waistcoat most positively and decidedly affirmed, not only that Oliver would be hung, but that he would be drawn and quartered into the bargain.
    • 1870, Blackwood's Magazine
      He was roofless, dinnerless, breakfastless, supperless, penniless, friendless, all at once; and brandyless into the bargain.
    • 1956 [1880], Johanna Spyri, Heidi, translation of original by Eileen Hall, page 88:
      'Yet here I find you trying it again and looking like a beggar's child into the bargain.'