Translation of "offer" - English-Traditional 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. 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?」
[ + to infinitive ] My father offered to take us to the airport. 我父親提議送我們去機場。
[ + speech ] "I'll do the cooking," he offered. 「我來做飯,」他主動提議。

[ 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... 親愛的主,我們向您祈禱…

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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. 這是一個向低收入人群提供免費法律諮詢的組織。
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。
Did he offer any explanation for his strange behaviour? 他有沒有對自己的怪異行為作出任何解釋?
It doesn't have much to offer as a town - its shops are fairly poor and there's only one cinema. 這個城鎮沒有甚麼可說的——商店很破舊,只有一家電影院。

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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." 「如果你願意,我可以替你買點東西。」「那個提議太好了。」
I must say the offer of two weeks in Hawaii is very tempting. 我得說到巴塞羅那度週末的提議對我很有誘惑力。
informal One day I'll take you up on (= accept) that offer. 總有一天我會讓你接受那項提議。
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. 這個地方他們要價18萬,所以我出價17萬。
I've made an offer on a house in Pine Banks. 我已出價購買市中心的一所房子。
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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)