Bargain away



verb
(transitive, adverb) to lose or renounce (freedom, rights, etc) in return for something valueless or of little value
Historical Examples

The debates of that period chiefly turned upon the competency of this power to bargain away any of the old States.
Abridgement of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856 (4 of 16 vol.) Various

We replied that we could not bargain away whatever interests or obligations we had in Belgian neutrality.
New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2 Various

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