for sale vs on sale : Common Errors in English

About for sale vs on sale

If you’re selling something, it’s for sale; but if you lower the price,it goes on sale.

for sale Meaning(s)

  • (s) available for purchase

for sale in News

  1. Coliseum seats to sell for $1,000

    A piece of history is up for sale in the Hoosier state. The Indiana State Fair Foundation is selling the original seats from the Coliseum.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WNDU 16 South Bend

  2. Homes for Sale in Goodlettsville, TN Now Listed for Sale Online for Buyers by HeadHouse Properties

    Homes for sale in Goodlettsville, TN are now listed online by the HeadHouse Properties company for buyers. This company has created a new website to showcase these homes and the properties can be viewed online at http://mywifehomes.com/listing/goodlettsville-tn-37072 . (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/goodlettsville-homes-sale/tn-homes-for-sale-online ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: PRWeb

  3. For sale: Decommissioned missile silo, 40 feet underground

    87 Hale Hill Lane, Lewis, N.Y. For sale: $750,000It's the one home where curb appeal doesn't matter, quips listing agent Brian Dominic of Select Sotheby's International Realty.He's right: At first glance, the home in upstate New York isn't anything more than a steel door in the middle of the Adirondacks. But it's below the ground that matters.Forty feet underground is the actual residence, set ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: NBC NEWS

on sale in News

  1. Dr. Rock's Video Dose of the Day and new on-sale ticket dates

    Tickets for big shows including Nine Inch Nails go on sale this weekend.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Erie Times-News

  2. Vatican credit stop emblematic of finance woes

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican put a new coin on sale last week to commemorate its historic papal transition. Too bad overseas collectors won't be able to buy it for months.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Tickets on sale for Hilton Head 'Shrek' production

    Tickets are on sale for "Shrek: The Musical," to be performed next month at Main Street Youth Theatre on Hilton Head Island.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Island Packet

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