The hype had been deafening on the work; the auction sales pitch even compared it to the “Mona Lisa.”
Meanwhile, the merchants in Diablo III seem to have been designed to steer you to the auction house.
"I'm asking each of you to step up to the plate and go big," DiCaprio told the crowd before the auction.
In fact, you can buy one of your own—thanks to the Nate D. Sanders auction house in Los Angeles.
And in August, the same eBay account put the domain Newsball.com up for auction, for $21,000,000.
The instant I bid thirty thousand rubles the auction came to an end.
Messenio announces an auction and invites the spectators to attend.
That community possessed a wide extent of rocky and barren pastures, leased annually by auction for the public good.
There had been an auction of the effects of a settler, who was moving off to the South Island.
But not only for the debt of passage-money, but for other debts, a white man was put up to auction, and sold to the best bidder.
"a sale by increase of bids," 1590s, from Latin auctionem (nominative auctio) "an increasing sale, auction, public sale," noun of action from past participle stem of augere "to increase," from PIE root *aug- "to increase" (see augment). In northern England and Scotland, called a roup. In the U.S., something is sold at auction; in England, by auction.
1807, from auction (n.). Related: Auctioned; auctioning.