In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
verbo transitivobidding, bade
1(at auction)(sum of money) ofrecerto bid up the price — pujar el precio
- That will help you make sure that you're bidding a price that isn't too rich or too low.
- Sellers can also choose which users can bid on their auctions according to the bidder's feedback score.
- At other sites, the seller is entitled to the prices bid by each of the highest bidders.
- You can keep an eye on everything you are bidding on by visiting your members area and selecting the "bidding" page.
- When he saw the six-month-old filly fresh off the range at a government auction, he bid a record $19,000 for her.
- What is there to prevent free riders from bidding the price up excessively high, as they've done in other countries?
- Firstly, wait until all the items you are bidding on have ended.
- The disclosed reserve means that the property has to be sold on the day as soon as the asking price is bid, but it could still go for much more than that amount.
- Eventually, they got someone to bid a reasonable price for the cake and we all managed to get a slice.
- Carefully review the item that you are bidding on and how much you have agreed to pay for it, then click on the "Place Bid" button to finalize your bid.
- You can bid on a maximum of three properties in any one bidding cycle.
- The plaintiff said she was ‘devastated’ at the low price being bid by the purchaser.
- After all, if 75% of buyers get the first house they bid for, who were they bidding against?
- Hence, it is no surprise few investors were willing to bid a high price for the bank.
- Ebay is an online auction site where people can list items for sale and people can bid on them, the highest bidder wins the auction.
- Buyers can bid on 5 types of auctions. The process is very simple and quick.
- Please remember to state which lot you are bidding on, and include your email address, address and phone number.
- You need to be logged in before you can bid on this item.
- This will give you the chance to look into potential members before they can bid on your item.
- They are bidding the prices up and up because they know how great the future is looking under the policies that are at present in place.
2(in bridge)declararEast bid three no trumps — East declaró tres sin triunfo
- In subsequent deals, if no one bids the trump suit remains unchanged form the previous deal.
- If the partner who bid nil wins even a single trick, his or her team loses 10 points.
- Players can bid any number of tricks - the bids may or may not add up to the total tricks available.
- If a player who has at least one point bids four and makes it, that player immediately wins the whole game.
- Now each player bids a number of tricks, and you play and score according to the same rules as for three or four players.
verbo intransitivobidding, bade
1(at auction)hacer ofertaspujartwo people were bidding for the picture — había dos personas pujando por el cuadro
- a woman was bidding against me — una mujer estaba haciendo ofertas / pujando por el mismo lote que yo
2(try to obtain)to bid for sth — tratar de conseguir algo
- to bid to + inf — pugnar por + inf
1.1(at auction)oferta femeninopuja femeninoto make a bid — hacer una oferta
- a takeover bid — una oferta pública de adquisición
- Unsurprisingly, the auction ended with no bids.
- If a buyer accepts the bid, the shop is notified via e-mail and the collaborative process continues.
- As the auction progresses and the bids are raised, it can be easy to get carried away and go a little over - so be strict and withdraw once it passes your threshold.
- It will be put up for auction and a bid of £500 has already been received.
- It can be a live auction, with bids published for everyone in real time.
- A couple of local lads went to that auction and a bid was made.
- Within days it became clear word had spread about the auction and several generous bids flooded in, spiralling up to £1m at one point.
- The auction starts with a high price, which is lowered until somebody offers an acceptable bid.
- The final minutes are the ones to concentrate on, since everybody is fighting to make theirs the final bid of the auction.
- The works are up for bids until the auction closes on May 25.
- One punter, however, is trying to sell a city centre room on an Internet auction site with bids starting at £60.
- When one of his paintings failed to attract even a single bid at an auction in 1990, the audience broke into spontaneous applause.
- It was close to the end of its auction and had no bids on a low starting price.
- If the property remains unsold after the auction i.e. your bid was below the reserve price, speak to the auctioneer to register your interest before leaving the saleroom.
- The Internet auction system will automatically submit bids in increments one higher than the current price.
- But his country mansion was withdrawn from auction even though it attracted a bid of €900,000, the same as the guide price.
- Prospective car owners can enter their bids through an online auction system that is conducted every month, over a three-day period.
- Primary dealers are allowed to place up to 30 competitive bids at the auction.
- When putting an item up for auction, set the minimum bid at the lowest fair price you're willing to accept.
- The raft has so far attracted 54 bids and the price has reached $15,099.99 with one week of bidding remaining.
1.2(in bridge)declaración femeninono bid — paso
- After nine tricks the play ends, and the three remaining cards held by each player determine their bids.
- There is great variety in the special bids or actions a player may be allowed to make during his turn to bid.
- The declarer and his partner do not score any points if they do not take at least the number of tricks that the declarer bid.
- A bid can only be overcalled by calling a lower card of the same suit as the original bid.
- A bid of no tricks is a pass, and if all players pass, the hand is redealt by the same dealer.
2(attempt)intento masculinotentativa femenino(unsuccessful) intentona femenino(unsuccessful) conato masculino(unsuccessful) intento masculino(unsuccessful) tentativa femeninoher championship bid — su intento / tentativa de hacerse con el campeonato
- an escape bid — un conato / una intentona de fuga
- world record bid fails — fracasa intento de batir marca mundial
- bid for sth
- their bid for power — su intento de hacerse con el poder
- he made one last bid for freedom — hizo un último intento de escapar
- bid to + inf — intento de + inf
- his bid to topple the regime — su intento de derribar al gobierno
- in a bid to defuse the situation — en un intento de aliviar las tensiones creadas
- Court officials will be handed sweeping powers to enter homes in a bid to crack down on fine-dodgers.
- The latest bid to gain a late-night drinks licence for the Centre may be set for failure, objectors' lawyers have claimed.
- He returns to the course tomorrow in a bid to prove that his latest effort was no fluke.
- The bank has also come under fire after attempting to discourage customers from using its branches in a bid to cut down on queues.
- This has posed challenges to efforts aimed at scaling down its operations in a bid to make it more efficient and competitive.
- Shopkeepers are to be taught the moral and legal responsibilities of selling alcohol in a bid to crack down on under-age drinking.
- A spokesman for the Department of Health said the government was introducing a guideline of 18 weeks from referral to treatment in a bid to quell the problems.
- In a bid to achieve this sort of growth, a new UK graphic design division is being created to allow the company to tap into other lucrative markets.
- He said their promotion should be be given first priority in the city administration's plan to promote new teachers in its bid to gain regional autonomy.
- In a bid to prevent further arson attempts, the horse may be sprayed with a fire retardant substance.
- Police are encouraging residents to join their e-mail information line in a bid to crack down on criminals.
- Little squat lobsters were everywhere and flashed into crevices in a bid to attempt to avoid my torchlight.
- As they enter their final year, it is a year of anxiety and hard work, all in a bid to achieve the objective.
- Millard House could be transferred to the private sector, in a bid to achieve additional capacity required from the site.
- Ministers plan to outlaw happy hours in a bid to crack down on binge drinking.
- In a bid to achieve a settlement the company, he said, had offered more than the government would have achieved via an imposed settlement.
- Health chiefs have met finance experts in a bid to resolve a wrangle which is holding up plans for a £96 million ‘super hospital’.
- In a bid to limit the damage, the government attempted to maintain it had never raised hopes of an early resolution.
- After losing another planning appeal, residents have fortified the site in a bid to prevent attempts to forcibly remove them.
- The largely amateur, local actors were encouraged to improvise dialogue on the spot in a bid to achieve authenticity.
verbo intransitivobidding, bade
1to bid fair to + inf — prometer + inf
- the show bids fair to become a real success — el espectáculo promete ser todo un éxito
verbo transitivobidding, bade
1(wish, say)to bid sb welcome/good morning — darle la bienvenida/los buenos días a algn
- to bid sb farewell — despedirse de / decirle adiós a algn
- Lynette and the rest of the ladies-in-waiting, including Gwyneth, bid Eleanor a tearful farewell.
- After they left, he wrote the stories she bade him to.
- More than 2,000 people bade a tearful farewell to the man credited with having a huge impact in his fight for progress for the black community.
- Then, sadly, they bade farewell to their beloved village and walked together into the forest, leaving behind the dangers that the humans threatened to bring to them.
- Staff, pupils and parents are due to bid a tearful farewell to their primary school tomorrow.
- Hundreds of mourners bid a tearful farewell to the tragic teenager and friends donned specially-made replica England shirts bearing his name.
- It was an occasion for teachers to get together and also to bid farewell to colleagues who were retiring from service.
- I pulled over, noted the NO STOPPING sign, and bade the family to exit quickly.
- The wizard bade his apprentice sit upon another directly opposite, and Anest obeyed, wondering.
- I was then but a simple handmaid who did as I was bid.
- Tearfully he bade farewell to those he had loved for the past seven years.
- He kissed her cheek one last time, leaning over the counter and bid her farewell as she walked out the door.
- And so it's time to bid farewell for just over 3 weeks as I depart these shores for a nice holiday in the South of France.
- In another country, on the other side of the continent a young woman bid a tearful farewell to her family, friends and well-wishers.
- He did not take his third jump and bid a tearful farewell.
- About 140 pupils bade farewell to the school on Monday and embarked on their half term holiday, which began four days earlier to allow equipment and books to be moved to the new building.
- He knew he had to set a date of departure so he could bid his farewells accordingly, that much was obvious.
- Visitors had a chance to attend mass on Sunday morning, celebrating the association, before they bid tearful farewells at the parting lunch.
- The Radio 1 DJ bade a tearful farewell on her last day as host of the breakfast show.
- Time presses on and I have to bid farewell to Anne.
- The images of my mother crying and holding on to me as we bid a tearful farewell to our home flashed through my mind.
- A fine crowd attended the funeral ceremonies and many were very lonesome as they bade their fond farewells to a man who had been such a part of the community over the decades.
- When the emperor felt asleep that night, God appeared in his dream and bade him to make a banner portraying the cross, and to draw crosses on the helmets and shields of his soldiers.
- In resigning, he bid farewell to one of the top private sector jobs in Ireland.
- Though it is not set in stone just yet, there is every chance that he might finally bid farewell to professional football at the end of the season.
2(request)to bid sb (to) + inf — pedirle a algn que + subj
- he bade me (to) stay — me pidió que me quedara
- do as you are bidden or bid — haz lo que se te dice
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