Oh dear Shyster, and you were doing so well, progressing on to the level three readings books.
But let me help you out here...
An auction is a competition between two or more bidders, who ever provides the highest bid is the winner of the auction.
Now if you do not want to take mine and many others word, I cut and paste this sentence directly from an e-bay page...
In reply to:
When the auction has ended, sellers should contact the winning bidder(s)
I'm invisible and dumb,
no-one will recall me