Translation of "offer" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (AGREE TO GIVE) 答應給予 uk us /ˈɒf.ər/ US  /ˈɑː.fɚ/

[ 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's 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。
"I could help." "No, it's all right, thanks." "Well, don't say I didn't offer." 「我可以幫忙。」「不,不用了,謝謝。」「好吧,別說我沒主動幫忙。」

[ 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…

(Translation of “offer verb (AGREE TO GIVE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)