a city in W central Germany on the S slope of the Taunus Mountains, near Frankfurt.
to command; order; direct: to bid them depart. to express (a greeting, farewell, benediction, or wish): to bid good night. Commerce. to offer (a certain sum) as the price one will pay or charge: They bid $25,000 and got the contract. Cards. to enter a bid of (a given quantity or suit): to bid two […]
- Bad juju
noun harmful magical power attributed to something or someone; a bad vibe or aura Examples He and his companions were threatened by bad juju. Usage Note slang
- Bad lands
a barren, severely eroded region in SW South Dakota and NW Nebraska. Historical Examples Vesta was firm in her intention of giving up the ranch and leaving the Bad Lands as soon as she could sell the cattle. The Duke Of Chimney Butte G. W. Ogden Bad Lands they were, for man or beast, and […]
- Bad luck
see under run of luck Contemporary Examples Allen himself was the victim of bad luck as commander in Afghanistan. Shortlist Forms to Replace Gen. John Allen as NATO Chief Nominee Eli Lake February 14, 2013 It was their bad luck that the waiting period coincided with the hottest July on record. It’s a Boy! Kate […]