2. Offering an invitation as a greeting: When the women met on the street, the older one bid her friends to join her for tea in the shop.
After their tea, the women bid each other farewell as they went on their various ways.
While Mike wanted to bide his time before making his bid at the auction, he thought he would go to meet a friend who bid him to come for a cup of coffee after the auction.
As promised, Mike met Cindy and then he bid her goodbye and he went back to the auction hall to submit his official bid.