Translation of ofrecer in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [ayuda/cigarrillo/empleo] to offer le ofreció su brazo he offered her his arm no nos ofreció ni una taza de café he didn't even offer us a cup of coffee todavía no nos ha ofrecido la casa he still hasn't invited us to see his new house te llamo para ofrecerte al niño (Colombia) I'm ringing to let you know that the baby's been born ofrecer +
infinitivo/infinitiveto offer to+ infinitivo/infinitiveofreció prestarnos su coche she offered to lend us her car 1.2 [dinero] (por un artículo) to offer ofreció mil dólares por el jarrón he bid a thousand dollars for the vase ¿cuánto me ofrece por este cuadro? how much will you give o/or offer me for this picture? 1.3 [fiesta] to give, hold, throw [familiar/colloquial] ofrecieron una comida en su honor they gave a meal in her honor ofrecieron una recepción en el Hotel Suecia they laid on o/or held a reception in the Hotel Suecia 1.4 [sacrificio/víctima] to offer, offer up
- 2 2.1 [oportunidad] to give, provide; [dificultad] to present le ofrece la posibilidad de entablar nuevas amistades it provides her with o it gives her o [formal] it affords her the chance to make new friends el plan ofrece varias dificultades the plan presents o/or poses a number of problems 2.2 [aspecto/vista] su habitación ofrecía un aspecto lúgubre her room was gloomy o/or had an air of gloominess about it el balcón ofrecía una vista maravillosa there was a marvelous view from the balcony el año ofrece buenas perspectivas things look good for the coming year, the coming year looks promising ofrecían un espectáculo desgarrador they were a heartrending sight 2.3 [resistencia] [persona] to put up, offer la puerta se abrió sin ofrecer resistencia the door opened easily se entregó sin ofrecer ninguna resistencia he surrendered without putting up o/or offering any resistance
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (ofrecerse)
- 1 [persona] se ofrece niñera con experiencia experienced nanny seeks employment ofrecerse
aor para+ infinitivo/infinitiveto offer o/or volunteer to + infinitivo/infinitivese ofreció a venir a buscarnos she offered o/or volunteered to come and pick us up
- 2 (presentarse) un espectáculo único se ofrecía ante nuestros ojos a unique spectacle presented itself before o/or greeted our eyes las cumbres nevadas se nos ofrecían en todo su esplendor the snowy peaks appeared o/or stood before us in all their splendor
- 3 [formal] (querer, necesitar) (gen neg o interrog)ofrecérsele algo
aalgn ¿se le ofrece alguna otra cosa? can I offer o/or get you anything else?, would you care for anything else? si no se le ofrece nada más, me retiro a dormir if there's nothing else I can do for you, I'll say goodnight ¿qué se le ofrece a la señora? what would you like o/or what can I get you to drink, madam? [formal]
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