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offer the olive branch (to someone)

To extend an offer or gesture of peace, reconciliation, truce, etc. (to someone), so as to end a disagreement or dispute. (Can also be formulated as "offer someone the olive branch.") The conservatives in Congress seem to be offering the olive branch to Democrats on the issue of raising the debt ceiling. If you find yourself in a spat with a friend, try to be the bigger person and be the one to offer the olive branch. I was still hurt by the way my parents had lied to me, but I decided to offer them the olive branch at Christmas.
See also: branch, offer, olive

offer an olive branch (to someone)

To extend an offer or gesture of peace, reconciliation, truce, etc. (to someone), so as to end a disagreement or dispute. (Can also be formulated as "offer someone an olive branch.") The conservatives in Congress seem to be offering an olive branch to Democrats on the issue of raising the debt ceiling. If you find yourself in a spat with a friend, try to be the bigger person and be the one to offer an olive branch. I was still hurt by the way my parents had lied to me, but I decided to offer them an olive branch at Christmas.
See also: branch, offer, olive

peace offering

An item or gesture extended to another person to express remorse or forgiveness. After they had their first big argument, Mark brought Monica a box of her favorite chocolate as a peace offering.
See also: offering, peace

offer (something) up (to someone or something)

To give or submit something as an offering. The fact that you're expected to offer money up alongside one's prayer and devotion makes be a bit dubious of that church. The restaurant offers up some of the best steak money can buy. We're offering up exclusive deals to our VIP members this weekend at shops across the country.
See also: offer, someone, up

a ˈpeace offering

a present that you give to somebody to show that you are sorry for something or want to make peace after an argument: He left her chocolates as a peace offering, hoping that she would forgive him.
See also: offering, peace
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Similarly, while Rule 144A offerings may not offer the liquidity advantages of a public offering, these transactions require less time, are not subject to a schedule determined in part by the speed and scope of SEC review, and yet can still provide benefits that exceed those of traditional private placements.
Issuing stock, debt or other securities to investors in a public offering involves registering the securities and the company with the SEC, thus subjecting the company to extensive disclosure and corporate governance requirements imposed by law (including the recent Sarbanes-Oxley legislation and related rules).
The offer is made solely by, and subject to the terms and conditions set forth in, the Offering Circular and the related Letter of Transmittal which should be read carefully by Noteholders before making any decision with respect to the Exchange Offer because they contain important information.
The completion of the offering remains subject to (i) confirmation by FinPro, Inc.
The terms and conditions of the community offering are more fully set forth in the Company's prospectus dated May 15, 2006, as supplemented by the Company's prospectus supplement dated June 28, 2006.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Convertible Notes to redeem, repurchase or otherwise retire a portion (or, if the underwriter exercises its option to purchase additional notes in full, all) of the $200 million aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 10.
The completion of the Senior Notes offering and the completion of the Convertible Notes offering are conditioned on each other.
Lehman Brothers is the sole book-running manager for the public offering of the New Notes.
With a diverse product and service offering and distribution centers throughout the United States, the company serves hospitals, integrated healthcare systems, alternate care locations, group purchasing organizations, the federal government and consumers.
Simrad Yachting and Navico reserve the right to extend the subsequent offering period in accordance with applicable law.
After expiration of the subsequent offering period, Navico will acquire all of the remaining outstanding shares of Lowrance common stock by means of a merger under Delaware law.
If Simrad Yachting, through Navico, owns at least 90% of the outstanding shares of Lowrance common stock after the subsequent offering period, the merger will be implemented on an expedited basis pursuant to the short-form merger procedure available under Delaware law.
In addition, the Company is offering an additional $10,000,000 of the new Convertible SNAPs(sm) to the public for cash.