There is a kind of laughter people laugh at public events, as if a joke were a charity auction and they want to be seen to be bidding.
America had come to the rescue of Korea's "troubled banks". The auction of commercial bank assets was an obvious fraud.michel chossudovsky
[In this auction we may expect the article to be sold to] "the most eager buyer at a price which is just about the highest he is willing to pay, for in this case the most eager buyer does not know what prices the other buyers are willing to give [and] ... each buyer fear that someone may slip in ahead of him.kenneth boulding
I overheard backstage . . . Did someone just auction off Emilio and me? That was scary!gloria estefan
Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.
America had come to the rescue of Korea's "troubled banks". The auction of commercial bank assets was an obvious fraud.