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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of underbid.

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Examples

  • The reality is as Panetta states it: there are a few companies that can do private security, and Blackwater/Xe consistently underbids the rest, and heavens knows that we are miserable with THE DEFICITZ now, and if the difference between a bunch of drunk murdering Blackwater cockups and the next company of slightly fewer reprobates is $26 million, then we dance with the drunken, murdering cock-ups.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • But the biggest cost boosts were contractor underbids and related costs — they added a median $1,000 in labor and $875 in materials to roofing projects and $1,000 in each to siding projects.

    Tip of the Day: Keep costs down on roofing and siding projects

  • But the biggest cost boosts were contractor underbids and related costs—they added a median $1,000 in labor and $875 in materials to roofing projects and $1,000 in each to siding projects.

    Tip of the Day: Keep costs down on roofing and siding projects

  • For example, there has been the policy of the economist, who said that the immigrant comes here to better his condition, and that coming here he lowers the standard of living, he undersells the native-born merchant and worker, he underbids labour, he is not an assets to the country, and economically we should not have him.

    Immigration and Colonization

  • He lives cheaply, crowds, and underbids even the Jew in the sweat shop.

    VII. Pietro and the Jew

  • Each big firm finds itself competent to undertake more business than it already possesses, and underbids its neighbour until the cutting of prices has sunk the weaker and driven profits to a bare subsistence point for the stronger competitors.

    The Evolution of Modern Capitalism A Study of Machine Production

  • Today he outnumbers and underbids the American and the north

    Our Foreigners A Chronicle of Americans in the Making

  • "But if we were going to do it at actual cost of manufacture," said the young man, "and somebody else underbids us, isn't somebody else losing money on the job?"

    Tales of Fantasy and Fact

  • He lives cheaply, crowds, and underbids even the Jew in the sweat shop.

    The Battle with the Slum

  • And if, some day, the divine enchanter Love takes the poor fellow underbids guidance, and teaches him to do without billiards and beer, your Bohemian settles down into the purest and best of men.

    Charlotte's Inheritance

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