Word of the day: caveat emptor

The term caveat emptor appeared in eight articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including March 26 in “Rising Fares, Low-Cost Airlines: Navigating the New Reality in the Sky” by Elaine Glusac:

US carriers aren’t the only ones vying for your business. A growing number of low-cost carriers – including foreign entries – are offering new routes, new competitors and great fares.

Most analysts believe the economics of transatlantic travel are preventing low-cost carriers from succeeding on the routes, pointing to Norwegian Air Shuttle, which stopped flying transatlantic routes during the pandemic, and Iceland’s Wow Air, which went bankrupt in 2019. warning emptor.

Can you use the term correctly caveat emptor in a sentence?

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