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offer / oferta
 
offer   [ˈɒfər]
A. -noun   (generally, commerce)   oferta (f)
·offers over £25
·ofertas a partir de 25 libras
·£50 or nearest offer
·50 libras, negociable
a. he has had a good offer [for] the house =   le han hecho una buena oferta por la casa
b. [introductory] offer =   oferta (f) de lanzamiento
c. to [make] (somebody) an offer (for something) =   hacer una oferta (a somebody, someone) (por algo)
·they made me an offer I couldn't refuse
·me hicieron una oferta que no pude rechazar
d. offers [of] help are flooding in =   estánoun lloviendo las ofertas de ayuda
·I accepted his offer of a lift
·acepté cuando se ofreció a llevarme en coche
·offer of [marriage]
propuesta (f) de matrimonio
e. to be [on] offer   (commerce)   estar de oferta
·on offer this week
·de oferta esta semana
·it'noun the only entertainment on offer in this town
·es la única atracciónoun en esta ciudad
·there are so many courses on offer
·existe tal oferta de cursillos
f. offer of [peace]
g. [peace] offer =   ofrecimiento (m) de paz
h. I might [take] you up on that offer =   puede que acepte tu oferta
i. the house is [under] offer =   tenemos una oferta para la casa pendiente de formalizar el contrato
job  
open  
special    
B. -transitive verb
1. (=invite to)
·can I offer you something to drink?
·¿quieres tomar algo?
·"can I get you a drink?" she offered
·--¿te sirvo algo? --preguntó ofreciéndose
2. (=make available)
[+help, services, money]   ofrecer
[+information, advice]   dar,   ofrecer
·to have a [lot] to offer
·tener mucho que ofrecer
·to offer somebody something
·offer something to somebody
·ofrecer algo a somebody, someone
·the island has little to offer the tourist
·la isla no tiene mucho que ofrecer al turista
·I offered her a fair price for the land
·le ofrecí un buen precio por el terreno
·to offer to do something
·ofrecerse a hacer algo
·I offered to pay for her
·me ofrecí a pagar lo suyo
·one of the group offered [himself] as spokesman
·uno del grupo se prestó or se ofreció a ser el portavoz
·to offer one'noun [hand]
(to shake)   tender la mano
3. (=express, make)
[+opinion]   expresar
[+comment, remark, suggestion]   hacer
·if I may offer a suggestion ...
·si me permite hacer una sugerencia ...
a. to offer an [apology] =   ofrecer disculpas,   disculparse
b. he offered no [explanation] =   no dio ninguna explicaciónoun
c. the President has offered his [sympathy] to relatives =   el presidente ha expresado sus condolencias a los familiares
4. (=afford)
[+opportunity, prospect, solution]   ofrecer
·the country offers a wealth of opportunities for investment
·el paínoun ofrece or brinda muchas oportunidades de inversiónoun
·the hotel offers magnificent views over the lake
·el hotel tiene unas magníficas vistas al lago
·it seemed to offer a solution to our problem
·parecía ofrecer or brindar una soluciónoun a nuestro problema
5. (=show)
·he offered no [resistance]
·no opuso resistencia
6. (religion)
also offer up
[+sacrifice]   ofrecer
·to offer (up) a prayer for somebody
·rezar una oraciónoun por somebody, someone
·to offer (up) a prayer to Saint Anthony
·ofrecer or rezar una oraciónoun a San Antonio
·she offered (up) a silent prayer of thanks
·rezó en silencio dando gracias
C. -intransitive verb
1. (=volunteer)   ofrecerse
·I could have done with some help but no one offered
·me hubiera venido bien algo de ayuda pero nadie se ofreció
2. (=become available)   presentarse
·she promised to do it when opportunity offered
·prometió hacerlo cuando se presentara la oportunidad
D. -compound
·offer price   -noun   (Stock Exchange)   precio (m) de oferta
 
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