Translation of "bid" - English-Traditional 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

(尤指在拍賣中)出價,喊價競買
She knew she couldn't afford it, so she didn't bid. 她知道買不起,所以沒有出價。
The communications group has shown an interest in bidding for the company. 該通訊集團有意出價競買這間公司。
A foreign collector has bid $500,000 for the portrait. 一位外國收藏家出價50萬英鎊,買下了這幅畫像。
[ + two objects ] What am I bid for this fine vase? 各位願給這精美的花瓶出價多少?

[ 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.

投標,競標
The department is trying to ensure fairer competition among firms bidding for city contracts. 該部門正努力確保競標政府合約的公司之間能更公平地競爭。

[ 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.

爭取;競爭
Paris is bidding to host the next Olympics. 巴黎正在爭取主辦下一屆的奧運會。

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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;請求
[ + two objects ] They bade her good morning. 他們向她說了一聲早安。
I must now bid you farewell (= say goodbye to you). 我現在必須向您道別了。
literary She bade her hopes farewell (= she stopped being hopeful). 她已經不抱甚麼希望了。
[ + object + (to) infinitive ] He bade (= asked) them (to) leave at once. 他請他們馬上離開。

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

出價,喊價
I made a bid of $150 for the painting. 我出價150美元買這幅畫。
She made/put in a bid of £69,000 for the flat, which was accepted. 她為這個單位出價69000英鎊,並以這出價達成了交易。

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

投標,競價
[ + to infinitive ] Sydney made a successful bid to host the Olympic Games. 雪梨成功取得了奧運會申辦權。
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). 我將這項工程給了投標出價最低的承包商。

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bid noun [ C ] (ATTEMPT)

C2 an attempt to achieve or get something

企圖得到;努力爭取
Her bid for re-election was unsuccessful. 她爭取連任的努力沒有成功。
The company has managed to fight off a hostile takeover bid (= an attempt by another company to take control of it). 公司成功挫敗了一宗惡意的收購計劃。
They have reduced the cost of borrowing in a bid to get the economy moving again. 政府已經降低了借貸成本,試圖重新刺激經濟。

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