Translation of "bid" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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bidverb

uk /bɪd/ us /bɪd/

bid verb (OFFER)

C2 [ I or T ] present participle bidding, past tense bid, past participle bid to offer a particular amount of money for something that is for sale and compete against other people to buy it, especially at a public sale of goods or property

(尤指在拍卖中)出价,喊价竞买
She knew she couldn't afford it, so she didn't bid. 她知道买不起,所以没有出价。
The communications group has shown an interest in bidding for the company. 该通讯集团有意出价竞买此公司。
A foreign collector has bid $500,000 for the portrait. 一位外国收藏家出价50万英镑买这幅画像。
[ + two objects ] What am I bid for this fine vase? 诸位愿给这只精美的花瓶出价多少?

[ I ] present participle bidding, past tense bid, past participle bid If two or more people bid for a job, they compete with each other to do the work by offering to do it for a particular amount of money.

投标,竞标
The department is trying to ensure fairer competition among firms bidding for city contracts. 该部门正努力确保竞标政府合同的公司之间的竞争更为公平。

[ T + to infinitive ] present participle bidding, past tense bid, past participle bid If someone bids to do something, they compete with other people to do it.

争取;竞争
Paris is bidding to host the next Olympics. 巴黎正在争取主办下一届奥运会。

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bid verb (TELL)

[ T ] present participle bidding, past tense bid or bade, past participle bidden old-fashioned to give a greeting to someone, or to ask someone to do something

打招呼,致意;请求
[ + two objects ] They bade her good morning. 他们向她道了早安。
I must now bid you farewell (= say goodbye to you). 我现在必须向您道别了。
literary She bade her hopes farewell (= she stopped being hopeful). 她已不抱什么希望了。
[ + object + (to) infinitive ] He bade (= asked) them (to) leave at once. 他请他们马上离开。

bidnoun [ C ]

uk /bɪd/ us /bɪd/

bid noun [ C ] (OFFER)

C2 an offer of a particular amount of money for something that is for sale

出价,喊价
I made a bid of $150 for the painting. 我出价150美元买这幅画。
She made/put in a bid of £69,000 for the flat, which was accepted. 她为这套公寓出价69000英镑并以该出价达成了交易。

C1 an offer to do something when you are competing with other people to do it

投标,竞价
[ + to infinitive ] Sydney made a successful bid to host the Olympic Games. 悉尼申办奥运会取得成功。
I gave the job to the contractors who made/gave the lowest bid (= who offered to do the work for the lowest amount of money). 我将这项工程给了投标出价最低的承包商。

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bid noun [ C ] (ATTEMPT)

C2 an attempt to achieve or get something

企图得到;努力争取
Her bid for re-election was unsuccessful. 她争取连任的努力没有成功。
The company has managed to fight off a hostile takeover bid (= an attempt by another company to take control of it). 公司成功挫败了一起恶意收购。
They have reduced the cost of borrowing in a bid to get the economy moving again. 政府已经降低了借贷成本,试图重新激活经济。

(Translation of “bid” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)