In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(proposal)feminine ofertamasculine ofrecimientothe offer still stands — la oferta sigue en pie
- thank you for your kind offer — gracias por su amable ofrecimiento
- she refused his offer of a drink — rechazó la copa que le ofrecía
- they refused my offer of the car — no quisieron que les prestara el coche
- an offer of marriage — una proposición matrimonial / de matrimonio
- I've had the offer of a job in Rome — me han ofrecido un trabajo en Roma
- share offer — emisión de acciones / títulos
- the windows need cleaning: any offers? — hay que limpiar las ventanas: ¿quién se ofrece?
- to make sb an offer they can't refuse — hacerle una oferta muy tentadora a algn
- Though several colas showed interest, the most attractive offer came from British Telecom.
- A less attractive offer would likely be made this time around, they said.
- The current offer would not see drivers lose any money despite the reduced hours.
- At present this information is found out by would-be purchasers after their offer to buy a home has been accepted.
- He thought about it, but he wanted to go into geology and already had a job offer with oil firms.
- Any offers of food, money, or dvds will be greatly appreciated.
- She is holding out accepting the job offer to see if she likes it.
- The current salary offers are among the lowest in the current wage round.
- The agent is seeking offers in the region of £960,000 for the properties.
- There was no offer of employment at the end of the training period.
- People have been sending me kind offers of help, but frankly I'm still overwhelmed.
- But such was my desire to make myself look more attractive I accepted her offer.
- The apartment comes with designated parking and the agents are seeking offers in excess of €290,000.
- The government has a reconciliation program that offers amnesty and jobs.
- Many of the rest accepted the offer of amnesty offered to those who surrendered within twenty-four hours.
- He declined an offer to rejoin the job and wear the alternative badge.
- She believed the offer of a good job she had secured would be withdrawn in the subsequent economic downturn.
- Imagine as well that he had been chosen for the job and had accepted the offer to be the candidate's running mate.
- And now they can't possibly refuse his immensely generous offer.
- The selling agent is seeking offers in the region of £2.3 million for the entire portfolio.
- No one is revealing the exact amount of the offers, but rumours suggest that they are around $500,000.
- How long would it be before both offers amounted to the same cumulative total?
- We should be telling them to do the job, with an offer of U.S. logistical help.
- The defendants made one offer which was withdrawn.
- The government must have been sorely tempted by offers of lavish U.S. aid.
- Since being noticed on the show and receiving two Golden Globes he has received numerous lucrative job offers.
- Boland's apology and offer of help were the only ones she had received.
- In fact, the defendants never gave the plaintiff any written offer of employment.
- A simple apology and an offer of help for my son would have sufficed.
- His offers of assistance have been generous and more than we could ever expect.
- You can make an offer to buy but the seller can accept or refuse the offer.
1.2(bid)oferta feminineoffers around $80,000 considered — se considerarán ofertas de alrededor de 80.000 dólares
- $650 or nearest offer — 650 dólares negociables / a convenir
- go on, make me an offer — anda, ofréceme algo / hazme una oferta
2(bargain, reduced price)oferta feminineintroductory offer — oferta de lanzamiento
- A special introductory offer is available at the moment.
- The official deadline for fans to take advantage of the discount offer before prices are hiked up is Sunday.
- It will also be running special promotional offers, including free gifts along with the purchases at the showroom.
- But keep your eyes peeled for special offers throughout the year.
- In fact, bargain fare offers are one of the few real plusses from rail privatisation.
- Special offers, year-end discounts and Christmas goodies tempt even the thriftiest customer.
- The figures were for regular shelf prices, with special offers excluded.
- Not everyone gets to see and buy a whole range of home appliances, all under one roof, with special offers and major discounts.
- This is why it's best to stick with student nights that have plenty of money saving offers.
- Gibb was reduced to selling his designs through special offers in magazines.
- You can either try to get a discount flight or you can view their special offers, either way you will end up with a good deal.
- Price differences can also occur due to special offers or different launch schedules of new handsets.
- So it's no surprise to see every major player in the market touting special offers.
- Increased competition between the three mobile operators has led to greater prices and special offers in recent years.
- Sales are slowing for notebooks, despite a frenzy of vendor price cuts, rebates, freebies and special offers.
- Slow summer bookings have prompted offers of 1970s prices for package holidays.
- Then the restaurant ran a series of special offers.
- Aer Lingus discount flight offers do not include taxes and charges.
- He has also come up with a number of innovative price offers.
- Special offers include three nights, dinner, bed and breakfast for 99 per person.
3.1(available)there's not much on offer at this year's fair — no hay mucho para comprar en la feria de este año
- there are several good jobs on offer in the paper — hay varias ofertas de empleo interesantes en el periódico
3.2(at reduced price)de ofertacoffee is on offer this week — el café está de / en oferta esta semana
4under offer — reservado y a la espera de firmarse la escritura de compraventa
1(proffer)ofrecershe offered them tea — les ofreció té
- may I offer you a drink? — ¿quisiera beber algo?
- I offered him my hand, but he refused it — le tendí la mano, pero la rechazó
- may I offer you some advice? — ¿puedo darle / ofrecerle un consejo?
- I offered it to several people — se lo ofrecí a varias personas
- she offered her resignation — puso su cargo a disposición del presidente (/ de su jefe etc. )
- I was offered a good price for the painting — me ofrecieron un buen precio por el cuadro
2(show willingness)to offer to + inf — ofrecerse a + inf
- he never offers to help — nunca se ofrece a ayudar
- she offered to pay for the damage — se ofreció a pagar los daños
- I could help you, she offered — —si quieres te ayudo —dijo ofreciéndose
3(put forward)(idea/solution) proponer(idea/solution) sugerir(alibi/excuse) presentarif I may offer an opinion, ... — si se me permite ofrecer / expresar una opinión ...
- he never even offered any suggestions — ni siquiera hizo ninguna sugerencia
4(provide)(reward) ofrecer(opportunity) brindar(opportunity) ofrecerwe offer a wide range of models — ofrecemos una amplia gama de modelos
- candidates must offer at least two years' experience/two languages — los candidatos deben poseer dos años de experiencia/hablar dos idiomas como mínimo
- to have sth to offer — tener algo que ofrecer
5(give, show)(resistance) ofrecer(resistance) oponerto offer battle — presentar batalla
1to offer itself — presentarse
1(present itself)(opportunity) presentarse
2(show willingness)ofrecerseI didn't ask him and he never offered — no se lo pedí y él tampoco se ofreció
3archaic(make offer of marriage)to offer to sb — proponerle matrimonio a algn
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