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American English: /ˈbɪdɪŋ/
British English: /ˈbɪdɪŋ/

Translation of bidding in Spanish:


  • 1 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 or me ofrecen 950 dólares
    bidding was brisk
    la puja estuvo muy animada
    el remate tuvo un ritmo muy ágil (Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    • Also in the bidding were 3i, but he preferred Bridgepoint's more hands-on philosophy.
    1.2 (in bridge)
    Example sentences
    • It is best for 5 or 4 players, and features a novel and ingenious method of bidding to choose the trumps and partnerships.
    • Once bidding is terminated, all players reveal their two face-down cards.
    • The bidding begins with the player to dealer's left and continues clockwise.
  • 2 (wish) they had servants to do their bidding
    tenían criados para lo que se les antojara
    Example sentences
    • A wealth of ideas issued from his lips, jest and wit and good humour were at his bidding, and his instructional lecture was also the most fascinating entertainment.
    • There was no sense of straining to recapture lost magic: it simply appeared, as if at his bidding.
    • At her bidding, yesterday's service at Westminster Abbey was set around Faure's Requiem.
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