Example sentences for: outbid

How can you use “outbid” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • If all your motives are selfish, you'll probably first make some discreet inquiries to determine whether the president is prepared to outbid the prosecutor--say with the promise of a full pardon.

  • I'm still not sure why (whenever I buy something on auction at Amazon, I can never figure out why the person isn't selling the item on eBay, where I feel certain I would have been outbid).

  • More miscellany: Capitalizing on frayed relations between British Telecom and MCI, WorldCom outbid BT by offering $30 billion for MCI.

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