offer verb (AGREE TO GIVE)
[ + two objects ] I feel bad that I didn't offer them any food/offer any food to them. 沒有給他們提供任何食物，我覺得很過意不去。
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? 你要一杯飲料嗎？
"Would you sell me that painting?" "What are you offering (= what will you pay) for it?" 「你能把那幅畫賣給我嗎？」「你出價多少？」
- Don't offer him a cigarette, he's trying to give up.
- He flashed a smile and offered to buy me a drink.
- It wasn't me who offered to go, it was Charlotte.
- "Would you sell me that painting?" "What are you offering for it?"
- You can't offer such a low salary to someone who is so highly skilled - it's insulting.
offer verb (PROVIDE)
It says in the guide that this area offers some of the best walks in England. 旅行指南上說這一鄉村地區有幾條英格蘭最好的徒步線路。
[ + two objects ] We are now offering you the chance to buy the complete set of pans at half price. 我們現在為大家提供半價購買全套煎鍋的機會。
- What childcare facilities does your company offer?
- The car offers value for money, comfort and dependability.
- Their flimsy tent offered little protection against the severe storm.
- The major banks are offering cashback deals of up to £5000 on their mortgages.
- In medieval times the sapphire was believed to offer protection to its wearer.
offernoun [ C ]uk /ˈɒf.ər/ us /ˈɑː.fɚ/
make an offer C2 also put in an offer
on (special) offer B1 UK
under offer UK
- We will send you written confirmation of our offer shortly.
- This offer is available exclusively to our established customers.
- She was lured into the job by the offer of a high salary.
- The company has been pursuing Holton for some time, but so far he has rejected all their offers.
- A majority of staff voted to accept the offer of an 8% pay rise.