auction off


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Verb1.auction off - sell at an auctionauction off - sell at an auction      
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
sell - exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent; "He sold his house in January"; "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"
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And after they've buried him they'll auction off his things for to pay the expenses, and then's OUR chance." "How, Tom?"
'It is incredibly generous of Virgin Trains to gift me one of the original cast-iron nameplates and to auction off a further 11, with the proceeds being donated to Teenage Cancer Trust.
A club statement read: "Following the interest in the 'initial' shirt, Huddersfield Town will now auction off 15 of the jerseys, which will be signed by the players who wore them against Rochdale.
'We are definitely going to auction off properties that remain delinquent despite several notices to the owners, including public notices in the newspapers.'
Camina said the local government of Makati has no other option, but to auction off the properties before the year ends.
Senator Panfilo Lacson earlier raised questions on how the BOC, along with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), agreed to auction off a shipment containing more than P1 billion-worth of shabu, pointing out that it was in violation of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act.
(PDIC) is set to auction off a total of 137 properties of closed banks with an aggregate minimum disposal price of P86.9 million.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 25 (ANI): Efforts by Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan to auction off 18 cars belonging to the Prime Minister's house bore little fruit, as only two cars were sold on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD:An accountability court on Monday handed Punjab government the authority to auction off the assets of absconding former finance minister Ishaq Dar in a case pertaining to the possession of assets beyond known sources of income.
Lahore -- An accountability court on Tuesday handed the Punjab government the authority to either auction off or keep in its possession the assets of absconding former finance minister Ishaq Dar in a case pertaining to possession of assets beyond his known sources of income.
ISLAMABAD -- Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed, during a meeting at the Railways headquarters on Monday, ordered the ministry's authorities to auction off the 100 rest houses that the department owns.
"After the raffle and all the fundraising activity on the night, I wanted to contribute more, so I thought, why not auction off one of my herd?