- do someone's bidding, to submit to someone's orders; perform services for someone: After he was promoted to vice president at the bank, he expected everyone around him to do his bidding.
Origin of bidding
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- an order; command (often in the phrases do or follow the bidding of, at someone's bidding)
- an invitation; summons
- the act of making bids, as at an auction or in bridge
- bridge a group of bids considered collectively, esp those made on a particular deal
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