Translation of "offer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈɒf.ər/ us /ˈɑː.fɚ/

offer verb (AGREE TO GIVE)

A2 [ I or T ] to ask someone if they would like to have something or if they would like you to do something

[ + two objects ] I feel bad that I didn't offer them any food/offer any food to them. 没有给他们提供任何食物,我觉得很过意不去。
She was offered a job in Paris. 她在巴黎得到了一份工作。
Can I offer you (= would you like) a drink? 你要一杯饮料吗?
"Would you sell me that painting?" "What are you offering (= what will you pay) for it?" “你能把那幅画卖给我吗?”“你出价多少?”
[ + to infinitive ] My father offered to take us to the airport. 我父亲提出送我们去机场。
[ + speech ] "I'll do the cooking," he offered. “我来做饭,”他主动提议。

[ T ] also offer up to say a prayer or make a sacrifice (= an act of killing or giving up something) to a god

Dear Lord, we offer up our prayers... 亲爱的主,我们向您祈祷…

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offer verb (PROVIDE)

B1 [ T ] to provide or supply something

It's an organization that offers free legal advice to people on low incomes. 这是一个向低收入人群提供免费法律咨询的组织。
It says in the guide that this area offers some of the best walks in England. 旅行指南上说这一乡村地区有几条英格兰最好的徒步线路。
[ + two objects ] We are now offering you the chance to buy the complete set of pans at half price. 我们现在为大家提供半价购买全套煎锅的机会。
Did he offer any explanation for his strange behaviour? 他有没有对自己的怪异行为作出任何解释?
It doesn't have much to offer as a town - its shops are fairly poor and there's only one cinema. 这个城镇没有什么可说的——商店很破旧,只有一家电影院。

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offernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒf.ər/ us /ˈɑː.fɚ/

A2 the act of asking if someone would like to have something or if they would like you to do something

"If you like I can help out." "That's a very kind offer." “如果你愿意,我可以替你买点东西。”“那个提议太好了。”
I must say the offer of two weeks in Hawaii is very tempting. 我得说到巴塞罗那度周末的提议对我很有诱惑力。
informal One day I'll take you up on (= accept) that offer. 总有一天我会让你接受那项提议。
make an offer C2 also put in an offer

to say officially that you would like to buy something, especially a house, at a particular price

They were asking €180,000 for the apartment, so I put in an offer of €170,000. 这个地方他们要价18万,所以我出价17万。
I've made an offer on a house in Pine Banks. 我已出价购买市中心的一所房子。
on (special) offer B1 UK

If goods in a shop are on (special) offer, they are being sold at a lower price than usual.

under offer UK

If a house is under offer, someone has already suggested a particular price at which they would be willing to buy it.


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(Translation of “offer” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)