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'Smith, when I asked you to 'begin the tender process'...'
'You're not bidding on something again, are you? . . . So when some goofy item and a debit in our account show up at roughly the same time, I am to assume what?'
'Well, they were the low bidders.'
"Do I hear eighty-five?"
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"Just sign it 'To the Lucky High Bidder.'"
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'I see we went with the lowest bidder for an aerial photo contract.'
'I wish that just once the contract would go to someone besides the lowest bidder.'
'Of course, some assembly is required. That's why my bid was so low.'
"Sold, to the gentleman with the paddle."
At home with Harry, the Auctioneer. 'A penny for your thoughts.' 'Who'll give me five - do I hear five?'
'Sold! $287,500 to bidder #349!'
"The bidding will begin at twenty million dollars."
"All right, who'll start things off with a bid on this magnificent one-of-a-kind fifty-pound rock?"
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"Go. Do my bidding."
Antiques: Out Bidding
"I should let you know I've had multiple bids."
"Now, what am I bid for this beautiful piece, which comes with the original owner?"
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'Yes, there is a bidding war - but I'm almost certain you aren't allowed to take prisoners.'
ACME Auctioneers: Going, Going, Gone to Lunch.
Are you bidding Mrs Bixler, or are you berating Mr. Bixler again?'
'The gentleman in the back bids one arm. The is now one arm. Will anybody give me an arm and a leg.'
Airport: Luggage left unattended will be sold to the highest bidder.
"Sold to the man with the itchy ear."
'He made his first purchase on Ebay today.'