stock-in-trade : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n any equipment constantly used as part of a profession or occupation
- If you're tired of the sloppy, mawkish sentiment that is the stock-in-trade of most mainstream greeting cards and e-cards, then you'll want to visit someecards.
- These absurd fictions used to be the stock-in-trade of ninth-graders bent on frightening the younger kids.
- Estes Kefauver was used to such evasive replies and sullen reticence; they were the stock-in-trade of the nation's leading mystery men.
News & Articles
- Jack L. B. Gohn: Prohibiting Prohibition – It’s high time
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Oct. 22, 2013 - The Daily Record
- Tony Blair in New York Times
I'm afraid you are going to get the old stock-in-trade: 'We never comment on security matters' - except when we want to, obviously,Mr. Blair replied.