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bid1

Pronunciation: /bɪd/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (present participle/participio presente bidding past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado, bid)

  • 1 (at auction) [sum of money] ofrecer* what am I bid for this vase? ¿cuánto ofrecen por este jarrón? to bid up the price hacer* subir el precio, pujar el precio
    Example sentences
    • This will give you the chance to look into potential members before they can bid on your item.
    • The plaintiff said she was ‘devastated’ at the low price being bid by the purchaser.
    • When he saw the six-month-old filly fresh off the range at a government auction, he bid a record $19,000 for her.
  • 2 (in bridge) declarar East bid three no trumps East declaró tres sin triunfo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (present participle/participio presente bidding past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado, bid)

  • 1 (at auction) hacer* ofertas, pujar two people were bidding for the picture había dos personas pujando por el cuadro a woman was bidding against me una mujer estaba haciendo ofertas or pujando por el mismo lote que yo
  • 2 (try to obtain) to bid for sth [for success/votes] tratar de conseguir algo to bid to + infinitive/infinitivo tratar por todos los medios de + infinitive/infinitivo, pugnar por + infinitive/infinitivo
  • 3 (in bridge) declarar
    Example sentences
    • Now each player bids a number of tricks, and you play and score according to the same rules as for three or four players.
    • Players can bid any number of tricks - the bids may or may not add up to the total tricks available.
    • In subsequent deals, if no one bids the trump suit remains unchanged form the previous deal.

noun/nombre

  • 2 (attempt) intento (masculine), tentativa (feminine); (unsuccessful) intentona (feminine), conato (masculine), intento (masculine), tentativa (feminine) her championship bid su intento or tentativa de hacerse con el campeonato an escape bid un conato or una intentona de fuga world record bid fails fracasa intento de batir marca mundialbid 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 + infinitive/infinitivo intento (masculine)de + infinitive/infinitivo 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

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There are 2 translations of bid in Spanish:

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bid2

Pronunciation: /bɪd/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (present participle/participio presente bidding past tense of/pasado de, bade or , bid past participle of/participio pasado de, bidden or , bid)

[literary/literario]
  • 1 (wish, say) to bid sb welcome/good morning darle* la bienvenida/los buenos días a algn to bid sb farewell despedirse* de or decirle* adiós a algn
  • 2 (request) to bid sb (to) + infinitive/infinitivo pedirle* a algn que + subjunctive/subjuntivo he bade me (to) stay me pidió que me quedara do as you are bidden o bid haz lo que se te dice

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (present participle/participio presente bidding past tense of/pasado de, bade or , bid past participle of/participio pasado de, bidden or , bid)

[literary/literario]
  • to bid fair to + infinitive/infinitivo prometer + infinitive/infinitivo the show bids fair to become a real success el espectáculo promete ser todo un éxito

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