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offrir
Pronunciation: / ɔfʀiʀ /

Translation of offrir in English:

verbe transitif

  • 1 (en cadeau) See examples: offrir quelque chose à quelqu'un
    to give something to somebody, to give somebody something
    le plaisir d'offrir
    the pleasure of giving
    c'est pour offrir? (cadeau)
    do you want it gift-wrapped?
    (fleurs)
    would you like them specially wrapped?
    objets à offrir
    gifts
  • 6 (exposer) See examples: offrir sa poitrine aux baïonnettes
    to bare one's chest to the bayonets
    offrir son visage au vent
    to turn one's face up to feel the wind

also: s'offrir verbe pronominal

  • 1 (se payer) See examples: s'offrir
    to buy oneself
    (chapeau, fleurs)
    ils ne peuvent pas s'offrir une secrétaire/le théâtre
    they can't afford a secretary/to go to the theatre (british)
    je me suis offert le restaurant
    I treated myself to a meal out
  • 2 (s'accorder) See examples: s'offrir un jour de vacances
    to give oneself a day off
  • 3 (se proposer) See examples: s'offrir comme chauffeur
    to offer ou volunteer to drive
  • 4 (se présenter)
    (solution)
    to present itself
    à to
    c'est une grande chance qui s'offre à toi
    it's a wonderful opportunity for you
    le paysage qui s'offrait à nous était féerique
    the landscape before us was magical
    s'offrir en spectacle
    to make an exhibition of oneself

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