bidding war

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bidding war

n (Fin) → Übernahmeschlacht f
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TORY Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has warned BBC chiefs they shouldn't be getting into bidding wars and turning the Beeb into ITV.
Still, it's difficult to predict which apartments will launch bidding wars, and which ones will sit.
Bidding wars are extremely rare in the technology sector.
In other cases units have been priced below market to convey value with the intention of spurring bidding wars.
Two attorneys argue that companies need to be careful not to get drawn into bidding wars, and should pay close attention to purchase agreements to make sure that their flanks (and their checkbooks) are being covered.
Throughout this decade, though, the difficult part has been procuring the cable and wire scrap at the front end of the process, as export brokers pegging their prices to the higher Shanghai commodities exchange often win bidding wars for material.
Fierro is a regular in the online bidding wars, having sold computer parts and other miscellaneous items before hitting upon the unusual item that might put him in the record books.
Tech company is no doubt hoping to spark the kind of bidding wars scribes like Eszterhas and Shane Black generated in the early '90s when projects like "Showgirls" and "The Long Kiss Goodnight" sold fox" millions.
These unseemly bidding wars for the latest Keanu Reeves epic production, however, can't fix the real reason for the recent downturn in business, the rising Canadian dollar in relation to the American greenback, nor do they do a wit of good for the struggling indigenous filmmaker.
That's because Chicken from Western Addiction and Enemy You is singing, and playing bass, and sparking bidding wars between the East and West Bay.
He even glows in the dark, "to keep you company during those all-night bidding wars on eBay.
His pressured entry into rehab, brief sobriety complicated by romance with a handsome crack addict, subsequent relapse, scary downward spiral, and moving late-stage epiphany is the stuff of which film rights bidding wars are made.