This page is about the phrasal verb auction off.
Meaning: to sell something to the highest bidder at an auction
- auction off sth In order to pay his debts, Uncle George had to auction off his collection of paintings.
- auction sth off Do you think we should auction the contents of the house off piece by piece, or sell the whole lot to a dealer?
Henry was short of money, so he decided to auction off
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Contributor: Matt Errey