Auction in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Auction

To sell at an auction. | A public event where goods or property are sold to the highest bidder. | (bridge) The first stage of a deal, in which players bid to determine the final contract.

Short Example Sentence for Auction

  • 1. No more auction blocks for me! 🔊
  • 2. She was sold at auction yesterday. 🔊
  • 3. And the auction was only half over when it was raided! 🔊
  • 4. Common sense in auction bridge. 🔊
  • 5. We passed out together to the auction stand. 🔊
  • 6. They attended the auction and made a bid. 🔊
  • 7. At the auction she had bought a few bits of china. 🔊
  • 8. Must we regard the auction block as an altar? 🔊
  • 9. How could one have an auction in such a place? 🔊
  • 10. An auction was a great event throughout the countryside. 🔊
  • 11. I advise you to have an auction as soon as we get away. 🔊
  • 12. A new plan of auction has been recently tried. 🔊
  • 13. He gave her a first lesson in auction pinochle also. 🔊
  • 14. But the auction at Loreng went on for several days. 🔊
  • 15. Mr. Jenkins winked at the auction joined in the laugh. 🔊
  • 16. Guess we'll have an auction and sell out. 🔊
  • 17. It's an auction place. 🔊
  • 18. By Auction to-morrow (Friday) at 3 PM. 🔊
  • 19. Sold at auction by the gov'ment, that one was. 🔊
  • 20. He returned from that auction with a new set of feelings in play. 🔊
  • 21. He handed it to the man who perused so assiduously the auction catalogue. 🔊
  • 22. So saying, he slipped out of the place and the auction was at an end. 🔊
  • 23. He sat alone in his office thinking of the auction sale of the day before. 🔊
  • 24. Dat's a place like a stock yard where dey auction us off. 🔊
  • 25. Anger swept over him in a hot flame, as at the slave auction years agone. 🔊
  • 26. Next day we'll have an auction and sell 'em to the highest cash bidder. 🔊
  • 27. Real estate, auction sales, and other licenses were also taxed. 🔊

How to use Auction in Sentence?

  • 1. I agreed with my partners in the sloop to sell her at auction during my absence. 🔊
  • 2. There were never at any time any slaves sold from auction blocks in this county. 🔊
  • 3. This book was the auction block on which the slave-mother stood when she was sold from her child. 🔊
  • 4. We may mention we are expecting to have several other estates for sale by auction in the spring. 🔊
  • 5. A date was fixed for putting up to auction every stick and stone that he had left. 🔊
  • 6. And the furniture put up for sale, the auction invading the domestic sanctuary! 🔊
  • 7. It would have been hard to say whether the apartment was more like a museum or an auction room. 🔊
  • 8. An auction brought such cheap prices that they proved a temptation even to an overstocked public. 🔊
  • 9. He climbed the auction block before the gaping multitude, and leaped to show his suppleness. 🔊
  • 10. Before an auction the slaves are generally well rubbed with oil, to improve their appearance. 🔊
  • 11. As for the auction sale of aged and infirm paupers, it is not wholly a thing of the past. 🔊
  • 12. The third member of the pack-outfit we bought at an auction sale in rather a peculiar manner. 🔊
  • 13. Tastes differ and prices differ, but the average of an auction is fair to both buyer and seller. 🔊