7. Negotiating a Price


A: I am really interested in buying this television.

B: That's great!

A: How much are you selling it for?

B: This t.v is $2500.

A: You can't be serious.

B: That's how much this t.v costs.

A: That's too expensive for me.

B: This television is of very high quality.

A: You can't go down on the price.

B: By how much?

A: I'll buy it for $2000.

B: I'm sorry, but the price is final.


A: I would love to buy this TV.

B: Fantastic!

A: What's the price for it?

B: This television is on sale for $2500.

A: Seriously?

B: That's the price.

A: That's way too much money.

B: That is actually very enexpensive for this television.

A: Could you lower the price some?

B: How much are you talking?

A: $2000 is as high as I'll go.

B: I'm very sorry, but $2500 is the final price.


A: I want to purchase this television.

B: I'm glad to hear that.

A: How much does it cost?

B: I'm selling it for $2500.

A: That can't be right.

B: That's the going price for that particular TV.

A: I can't afford that.

B: This is a very high quality television.

A: I would buy it if the price was lowered.

B: How much lower?

A: How about you sell it to me for $2000?

B: $2500 is a low as I'll go.

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