In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(at auction)who'll open the bidding at $1,000? — ¿quién ofrece 1.000 dólares para empezar?
- the bidding stands at $950 — tengo / me ofrecen 950 dólares
- bidding was brisk — el remate tuvo un ritmo muy ágil
- Also in the bidding were 3i, but he preferred Bridgepoint's more hands-on philosophy.
- Mick offered his services as a dance partner and was a big attraction with the ladies, fetching the highest price of €200 in the bidding.
- Now, if their idea is to only have production companies in the bidding to ensure that the company stays in the business of production, then have criteria that are reasonable.
- But if they do, expect the Red Sox, who tried for Sosa four years ago, to be in the bidding as well.
- The Saints and Seahawks also were in the bidding, but he preferred to be traded to the Panthers.
- But there were other reasons for becoming a Cane at the age of 35, when 10 other teams were in the bidding.
- Mitsubishi is still working on details of a bid including how much it will propose to pay and if it should form a partnership with other companies in the bidding, he said.
- The following year he came up short again, this time finishing runner-up to his opponent in the bidding to own the new expansion.
- While Google's still in the bidding, that should be good for a few headlines.
1.2(in bridge)declaración femenino
- Once bidding is terminated, all players reveal their two face-down cards.
- There is only one round of bidding and the player who bids the highest number of points becomes the soloist.
- The bidding continues for as many rounds as necessary until all of the players except one has passed.
- The bidding begins with the player to dealer's left and continues clockwise.
- It is best for 5 or 4 players, and features a novel and ingenious method of bidding to choose the trumps and partnerships.
2(wish)they had servants to do their bidding — tenían criados para lo que se les antojara
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