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installment plan

We’re paying tuition for the college on their installment plan.
  a method of buying personal property on credit and making payments at regular intervals for a specific term
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  • We’re paying tuition for the college on their installment plan.
  • But I love this collar and leash, and so does my dog, and I was thinking that maybe you could set me up on an installment plan.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Because of Winn-Dixie
  • I have an installment plan made out.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • There he settled down with his young wife and began buying a house on the installment plan.
    Sherwood Anderson  --  Winesburg, Ohio

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  • But the Kleins seemed to need a great many things and bought them all on the installment plan.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • That winter my mother and brother came and we set up housekeeping, buying furniture on the installment plan, being cheated and yet knowing no way to avoid it.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • They went clothed in steel and equipped with sword and lance and battle-axe, and if they couldn’t persuade a person to try a sewing-machine on the installment plan, or a melodeon, or a barbed-wire fence, or a prohibition journal, or any of the other thousand and one things they canvassed for, they removed him and passed on.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
  • But some of the machinery would be left, since new pieces could always be bought on the installment plan—gaunt, staring, motionless wheels rising from mounds of brick rubble and ragged weeds with a quality profoundly astonishing, and gutted boilers lifting their rusting and unsmoking stacks with an air stubborn, baffled and bemused upon a stumppocked scene of profound and peaceful desolation, unplowed, untilled, gutting slowly into red and choked ravines beneath the long quiet rains…
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • They bought the skeleton gratefully, on the installment plan…… Later the salesman was less genial.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Miss Ostrovsky reminded me of the amazing scene in Death on the Installment Plan where Celine wants to stop the bustling of a street crowd.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five

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  • Installment plans for those with the foresight to do their planning in advance—for we all have to die, Oscar, we all have to die, and a sensible man might as well sit down over a friendly glass of beer and make his plans with a well-established firm he can trust.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • That’s my installment plan.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • "Installment plan?" said the man.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Because of Winn-Dixie
  • An installment plan," I said, ignoring the parrot, "you know, where I promise to give you my allowance every week and you give me the leash and the collar now."
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Because of Winn-Dixie
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Associated words [difficulty]:   installment plan [7] , pawn shop [4] , bounced check [9] , pawn shop [4] , con artist [7] , deposit slip [7] , fringe benefit [8] , pyramid scheme [8] , bounced check [9] , claims adjuster [9] , community property [9] , estate planning [9]
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