There are 2 translations of bid in Spanish:

bid1

Pronunciation: /bɪd/

vt (pres p bidding past & past p, bid)

  • 1 1.1 (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 1.2 (in bridge) declarar East bid three no trumps East declaró tres sin triunfo
  • 2
    (pres p bidding past, bade or , bid past p, bidden or , bid)
    [literario/literary] 2.1 (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 2.2 (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 o bid haz lo que se te dice

vi (pres p bidding past & past p, bid)

  • 1 1.1 (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 1.2 (try to obtain) to bid for sth [for success/votes] tratar de conseguir algo to bid to + inf tratar por todos los medios de + inf, pugnar por + inf 1.3 (in bridge) declarar
  • 2
    (pres p bidding past, bade or , bid past p, bidden or , bid)
    to bid fair to + inf prometer + inf the show bids fair to become a real success el espectáculo promete ser todo un éxito

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There are 2 translations of bid in Spanish:

bid2

n

  • 2 (attempt) intento (m), tentativa (f); (unsuccessful) intentona (f), conato (m), intento (m), tentativa (f) 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 [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] fracasa intento de batir marca mundial [lenguaje periodístico/journalese]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 (m)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

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