: He bade me to come in.
: She was bidden to the wedding.
: Bid, Lord, a blessing.
*: [H]e walked up to the village of Wall and bade good morning to the guards on the gate.
: Have you ever bid in an auction?
: She bid £2000 for the Persian carpet.
: He was bidding for the chance to coach his team to victory once again.
*: All night she spent in bidding of her bedes, / And all the day in doing good and godly deedes.
: His bid was $35,000.
: a bid for a lucrative transport contract
: Nice bid!
: Their efforts represented a sincere bid for success.
: She put in her bid for the presidency.
: He put in his bid for office.
*: [Running,] Doyle had passed up a dozen chances to go underground. He was swinging east again making another bid for Arcade.