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have (something) to offer

To have a trait or skill that is appealing, desirable, or helpful to someone else. She has a lot of experience to offer, and I wouldn't discount that when you look at all the candidates for the job.
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have something to ˈoffer

have something available that somebody wants: Barcelona has a lot to offer its visitors in the way of entertainment.He’s a young man with a great deal to offer (= who is intelligent, has many skills, etc.).
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Lewis's performance in a tough Christmas for the high street, with most retailers having to offer heavy discounts to lure in shoppers leaving gift-buying until later.
Under NCLB, if schools accept federal poverty aid end they don't meet the required goals for at least two straight years, they can face sanctions, such as having to offer transfers to a better performing school or risking state takeover.
But the group said it remained a tenant's market, with landlords having to offer favourable lease lengths and other incentives to attract new tenants.
We are having to offer patients walking frames or sticks as a stop-gap because we have nothing else to lend out.
That CPA may end up having to offer the more expensive compilation report.
Such instances where medical personnel are having to offer reproductive health care with a wink and a nod are on the rise as religious hospitals and clinics are merging at an accelerated pace with other health-care providers.
Petzinger relates how such advance-purchase discounts (or late-purchase penalties, depending on your perspective) were devised when American's Robert Crandall decided he needed a way to match the low fares advertised by other airlines, without having to offer every seat on the plane at that price.