a la una, a las dos y a las tres ... adjudicado

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by susacostap, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. susacostap Junior Member

    Can anyone tell me how to say in English this expression we always hear at auctions? 'a la una, a las dos ya las tres... Adjudicado!'
  2. pingpong abyss Junior Member

    USA English
    Going once, going twice, SOLD to the highest bidder!
  3. dondeestoy New Member

    USA English
    It seems that you get one more chance in the Spanish speaking world.
  4. peterfenn

    peterfenn Banned

    Maybe they count to three at a one-third proportionally faster speed so that the actual time one has to intervene is the same. Or maybe not.

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