Translation of offer in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (proffer) she offered them teamay I offer you a drink?les ofreció téI offered him my hand, but he refused it¿quisiera beber algo?may I offer you some advice?le tendí la mano, pero la rechazóI offered it to several people¿puedo darle or ofrecerle un consejo?she offered her resignationse lo ofrecí a varias personasI was offered a good price for the paintingpuso su cargo a disposición del presidente ( or de su jefe etc)1.2 (show willingness) See examples:to offer to +me ofrecieron un buen precio por el cuadro
infinitivehe never offers to helpofrecerse a+ infinitiveshe offered to pay for the damagenunca se ofrece a ayudarI could help you, she offeredse ofreció a pagar los daños—si quieres te ayudo —dijo ofreciéndoseExample sentences
- This act reminds me of a kindly uncle who offers to read the children a bedtime story, and chooses Dracula.
- Two men driving a blue Transit van with ladders on its roof called to the home of the elderly couple offering to fix their guttering.
- After demolishing theirs, it became apparent that ours was in a perilous condition and he very kindly offered to help remedy the situation.
- 3 (provide)(reward)we offer a wide range of modelscandidates must offer at least two years' experience/two languagesofrecemos una amplia gama de modelosto have something to offerlos candidatos deben poseer dos años de experiencia/hablar dos idiomas como mínimotener algo que ofrecerExample sentences
- Digitization offered new opportunities to providing access to these collections.
- We will also be offering opportunities for further career training for some of the young people.
- It is a highly rewarding career, offering unlimited opportunities but requires a high degree of commitment, dedication and hard work.
- 4 (give, show) to offer battlepresentar batallaExample sentences
- He said he hoped the people to whom the appeal's cash was offered would accept hand-outs in the spirit in which they were meant.
- It just said I was being considered and would I accept it if they offered it me.
- At present, most schools offer bursaries to children talented in music, sport or the arts.
- Iraqi tanks came under withering fire, and Iraqi troops once again offered little resistance.
- In the gorge the remnants of the Taliban lines offered little resistance.
- Rosenborg should, on the face of it, offer little resistance to Madrid's progress to the quarter-finals.
- 5(prayers/sacrifice)Example sentences
- If our prayer is offered up in full faith, we are assured, that it will be efficacious.
- On the next day when he offered the prayer they all offered it up with him and it was again talked about on the following morning.
- In order to calm a sea monster that hid on the bottom of the sea, a girl was offered up as a sacrifice each year.
- 1.1 (present itself)(opportunity)1.2 (show willingness)presentarseI didn't ask him and he never offeredofrecerse1.3 (make offer of marriage) [archaic]to offerno se lo pedí y él tampoco se ofreció
tosomebodyproponerle matrimonio aalguienExample sentences
- James, refusing the advice of his senior staff to withdraw to the Shannon, offered William battle.
- 1 1.1 (proposal— of job, money)(— of help, mediation)the offer still standsthank you for your kind offerla oferta sigue en pieshe refused his offer of a drinkgracias por su amable ofrecimientothey refused my offer of the carrechazó la copa que le ofrecíaan offer of marriageno quisieron que les prestara el cocheI've had the offer of a job in Romeuna proposición matrimonial or de matrimonioshare offerme han ofrecido un trabajo en Romathe windows need cleaning: any offers?emisión (feminine) de acciones or títulosto make somebody an offer they can't refusehay que limpiar las ventanas: ¿quién se ofrece?1.2 (bid) offers around $80,000 consideredhacerle una oferta muy tentadora a alguien$650 or nearest offerse considerarán ofertas de alrededor de 80.000 dólaresgo on, make me an offer650 dólares negociables or a conveniranda, ofréceme algo or hazme una ofertaExample sentences
- The current offer would not see drivers lose any money despite the reduced hours.
- The current salary offers are among the lowest in the current wage round.
- No one is revealing the exact amount of the offers, but rumours suggest that they are around $500,000.
- She is holding out accepting the job offer to see if she likes it.
- Many of the rest accepted the offer of amnesty offered to those who surrendered within twenty-four hours.
- At present this information is found out by would-be purchasers after their offer to buy a home has been accepted.
- 2 (bargain, reduced price) introductory offerExample sentences
- Increased competition between the three mobile operators has led to greater prices and special offers in recent years.
- The figures were for regular shelf prices, with special offers excluded.
- So it's no surprise to see every major player in the market touting special offers.
- 3on offer (British English) 3.1 (available) See examples: there's not much on offer at this year's fairthere are several good jobs on offer in the paperno hay mucho para comprar en la feria de este año3.2 (at reduced price)hay varias ofertas de empleo interesantes en el periódicocoffee is on offer this weekde ofertael café está de or en oferta esta semana
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