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ofrecer

Translation of ofrecer in English:

verbo transitivo

also: ofrecerse verbo pronominal

  • 1 (persona) se ofrece niñera con experiencia
    experienced nanny seeks employment
    ofrecerse a or para + infinitivo
    to offer o volunteer to + infinitivo
    se ofreció a venir a buscarnos
    she offered o volunteered to come and pick us up
  • 2 (presentarse) See examples: un espectáculo único se ofrecía ante nuestros ojos
    a unique spectacle presented itself before o greeted our eyes
    las cumbres nevadas se nos ofrecían en todo su esplendor
    the snowy peaks appeared o stood before us in all their splendor
  • 3 [formal] (querer, necesitar) (gen neg o interrog) ofrecérsele algo a alguien¿se le ofrece alguna otra cosa?
    can I offer o 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 what can I get you to drink, madam?
    [formal]
Example sentences
  • La empresa ofrece un atractivo paquete remunerativo más todos los beneficios de ley.
  • El programa ofrece una arcada dentaria, en forma de mapa.
  • Apuntó que PDVAL no sólo ofrece productos nacionales sino también de países hermanos.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.