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Synonyms for overbid

a bid that is higher than preceding bids

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(bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)

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to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win

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bid more than the object is worth

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The highly disastrous overbidding for the Test Match against Sri Lanka and the fact that the club expected sell-out crowds in the domestic games in the T20 ( the club hasn't had one ) only fuel those comments that the club decision-making was the wrong one .
The highly disastrous overbidding for the Test match against Sri Lanka and the fact that the club expected sell-out crowds in the domestic games in the T20 (the club hasn't had one) only fuel those comments that the club decision making was wrong .
and 3:30 a.m., HGTV) A married couple who look to yield a five-figure profit every time they flip a house are followed in this reality show, which begins with Daniel and Melinda in a bit of a jam after overbidding on a home that has been trashed in Owasso, Okla.
And although the Lebanese undermined the rhetoric of national interest in favor of the silly art of overbidding, there is no other choice but to uphold the sensible voices that know the meanings of their words, instead of the indistinct chatter that tends to cover all other talk.
Chandna defied all speculations about their overbidding spree.
Mikati called upon everyone to grow beyond political bickering, quarrels and overbidding.
Further presumptive evidence of the overbidding phenomenon has been revealed in experiments involving objects that do in fact have a demonstrable common value.
Baghdad (NINA) - Leader of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council (SIIC), Ammar al-Hakeem, described the National Reform Initiative as not being, "Temporary political stance, it must remain away from political overbidding."
National Express returned its loss-making East Coast franchise into state hands in November 2009 after running into trouble by overbidding for the deal before recession struck and crippled revenues from the franchise.
Terra Firma, EMI's private equity owner, had sued Citigroup, Inc in 2009 saying that the bank provided misleading information on competing bids for EMI, which led to it overbidding for EMI and later acquiring it in 2007.
The group returned its loss-making East Coast franchise back to the Government in November after overbidding for the deal before recession struck.
Santander has offered about EUR500m (USD597m) for the unit comprising 174 branches, thus overbidding Italian UniCredit (BIT:UCG), which was also among the suitors.
National Express returned its loss-making East Coast franchise in November after overbidding for the deal before recession struck.
" Given the importance of 3G from a longterm growth perspective, we expect significant overbidding to take place," Ahire added, stating the auction amount could reach Rs 8,000 crore compared to the base price of Rs 3,500 crore at a pan- India level.
In controlled experiments, bidders at auction often fall prey to a winner's curse, failing to consider factors conducive to overbidding and thus earning disappointing or even negative returns.