mavisol (mavisol) wrote in linguaphiles,
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auction bidding

Has anyone visited auctions or seen films about it? What sort of phrases the participants usually use when they bid? Is it something like "Four dollars up"? And what does the person conducting an action say when he announces the startup price for a lot? Also, what does this person say announcing the amount of bid increment?
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  • Are these symbols Korean or Japanese?

    This was in the garage of a house we moved into. The previous owner had been stationed in Korea and had visited Japan. Would anybody know what…

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    Is there a difference between 諦める and 諦めがつく?

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