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overbid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trade, Cards
overbido‧ver‧bid /ˌəʊvəˈbɪd $ ˌoʊvər-/ verb (past tense and past participle overbid, present participle overbidding) 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive + for]BBT to offer too high a price for something, especially at an auction2 [intransitive, transitive]DGC to offer more than the value of your cards in a card game such as bridge
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From Longman Business Dictionaryoverbido‧ver‧bid1 /ˌəʊvəˈbɪdˌoʊvər-/ verb (past tense and past participle overbid, present participle overbidding) [intransitive]COMMERCE to offer too much for somethingoverbid forSeveral TV companies who may have overbid for licences are now in financial trouble.→ See Verb tableoverbido‧ver‧bid2 /ˈəʊvəbɪdˈoʊvər-/ noun [countable] an offer that is more than someone else offers, or that is too highan overbid of £5000
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Verb table
overbid
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoverbid
he, she, itoverbids
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoverbid
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave overbid
he, she, ithas overbid
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad overbid
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill overbid
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have overbid
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam overbidding
he, she, itis overbidding
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you, we, theyare overbidding
Past
I, he, she, itwas overbidding
you, we, theywere overbidding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been overbidding
he, she, ithas been overbidding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been overbidding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be overbidding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been overbidding
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