I bid against him.
A bid for something or a bid to do something is an attempt to obtain it or do it
to make a bid for sth; Boris quickly announced his leadership bid, but was promptly stabbed in the back
I'm placing a bid on that painting at the auction. I hope nobody else outbids me!
The deadline for bids fell today.
When Sony came back with a 2 billion bid, CBS could not refuse.
How often do you buy things online or bid on eBay?
It is not an offer or a bid from the EU. in a bid to send a message of support to this country
4 people bid for Aunt Jane's clock at the Sunday auction.
The price is not the only selection criterion for the best bid.
Appoint subcontractors, usually after putting the work out to tender (= announcing publicly that work is needed and giving different companies the opportunity to bid for the work)
She made a bid for the oil painting, but someone else made a higher one and got it in the end.
Obviously the UK Government has put in a bid for solidarity fund money.