auction of promises Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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auction of promisesnoun [C]

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an ​occasion when ​people bid (= ​offermoney and ​compete against other ​people) for something that someone has ​offered to do, for ​examplecook a ​meal, ​wash a ​car, etc. It is usually done in ​order to get ​money for a charity.
(Definition of auction of promises from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “auction of promises”
in Chinese (Simplified) 竞拍(常以慈善募捐为目的)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 競標(常以慈善募捐為目的)…
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