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Sold appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • Seven sleazy shysters in sharkskin suits sold sheared sealskins to seasick sailors.
  • Bill had a billboard, Bill also had a board bill. The billboard bored Bill so Bill sold the billboard to pay for the board bill. 
  • There once was a man who had a sister, his name was Mr. Fister. Mr. Fister's sister sold sea shells by the sea shore. Mr. Fister didn't sell sea shells, he sold silk sheets. Mr. Fister told his sister that he sold six silk sheets to six shieks. The sister of Mr. Fister said I sold six shells to six shieks too!

Sold appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Mary, poor Dad lost a rate, yet a rat sold a droopy ram.
  • As last summer a hated act sold a sad lost cadet, a harem must salsa.
  • If I felt tense yet sold a symbol I lob, my sad lost eyes nettle Fifi.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

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The word sold is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective sold

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  1. disposed of to a purchaser


  1. "Sold" is a 2014 drama film directed and written by Jeffrey D. Brown and Joseph Kwong.
  2. Sold is a British comedy drama television series produced by Touchpaper Television for ITV. The series stars Kris Marshall and Bryan Dick as Matt and Danny, employees of Colubrines Estate Agents. It is written by Steve Coombes and was broadcast between 15 November and 20 December 2007.
  3. "Sold" was a 1915 American silent drama film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures. Based on George Erastov's play of the same name, the film starred stage actress Pauline Frederick and was directed by Hugh Ford and Edwin S. Porter. The film was re-released in 1919 by Paramount. It is now considered lost.
  4. "Sold" is a 2011 short, action-drama, thriller film by John Robinson Irwin.
    • country: United States of America
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Documentary film, Action Film, Thriller, Drama
    • released on
  5. "Sold" is a 2005 documentary short film written and directed by Lucie Králová.


"Sold" is a novel by Patricia McCormick, published in 2006. It tells the story of a girl from Nepal named Lakshmi, who is sold into sexual slavery in India. The novel is written in a series of short, vignette-style chapters, from the point of view of the main character. The 2014 movie Sold by Oscar-winning director Jeffrey D. Brown is based on the same novel.

  • language: English Language
  • genre: Fiction
  • subjects: Slavery, Prostitution
  • released in (9 years ago)
  • some of the awards:


  1. "Sold" is the debut solo album by British singer Boy George, released in 1987, for Virgin Music label, including the following hit singles, "Everything I Own", "Keep Me In Mind", "To Be Reborn", and the title track "Sold".
  2. "Sold" is a musical album of Milena Slavova.
  3. "Sold" is a composition.
  4. "Sold" is a musical single of Boy George.
    • released in (28 years ago)
  5. "Sold" is a musical album of Died Pretty.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  6. "Sold" is a musical single of The Suffrajets.
    • released on (10 years ago)


  1. Sold a.k.a. Sold!: Rick Bryant loves to sell things. At Bryant Auction, the master auctioneer puts on one of the biggest shows in Missouri. Each week he and his crew comb the countryside, meeting colorful characters and hunting for gems in attics, basements and backrooms. They find rare items that turn Rick's empty warehouse into a treasure trove filled with an amazing array of unique and historical items.
    • begun on and completed on
    • 10 episodes of 22 minutes each
    • country: United States of America
    • genre: Reality television
  2. Sold is a 2012 Telly Award winning ad, created by Tether for SOLD The Movie.
    • also known as SOLD Brand Story
    • award: - Telly Award for Internet/Online Programs, Segments, or Promotional Pieces Online Video - Cause Marketing, received by Tether

Phrases with Sold

  1. sold-out
  2. Sold Past the Close
  3. Be Sold a Pup
  4. Mis-Sold

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sold

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Google preview10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget (2009)

by Wise Bread Writers, Writers of Wise Bread

But whether you were sold or merged, . changthe outcome is the same . . es will be made across the board. a merger means duplication of many jobs. Duplication = redundancy. Being sold means new management, and they always have new ...

Google previewUltimate Small Business Marketing Guide (2007)

1500 Great Marketing Tricks That Will Drive Your Business Through the Roof by James Stephenson

Being sold means you have lost control, your will is weak, and you have been taken for the proverbial ride. Regardless if you believe this to be true or not, perception prevails. One of life's greatest contradictions is selling. Society in general ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemical and Metallurgical Machinery, Appliances and Material Manufactured Or Sold by Advertisers in Electrochemical and Metallurgical Industry (1909)

Sold according to weight. —BAUscH & LoMB OPTIcAL Co., RocHEsTER, N. Y. PLATINUM. Crucibles, dishes, electrodes either stationary or rotating, either in stock forms. as illustrated in our catalogue, or made in accordance with drawings or ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Timber Sold. d 2 1 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Old Fishing Lures (2011)

Made in North America by Robert A. Slade

The flies were initially sold in round tins, such as the pictured examples of the ROYAL COACHMAN and DIVIDED WING flies. Later, the company sold flies on both individual cards and dealer display cards. A pictured example is the carded ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Louisiana (1999)

by Nancy Capace

The property sold shall be redeemable for three years after the date of recordation of the tax sale, by paying the price given, including costs, five percent penalty thereon, and interest at the rate of one percent per month until redemption.

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Quotes about Sold

Hemingway hated me. I sold 200 million books, and he didn't. Of course most of mine sold for 25 cents, but still... you look at all this stuff with a grain of salt. (Mickey Spillane)
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Scrabble value of S1O1L1D2

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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