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make an offer

To present, proffer, or propose something (to someone), especially an amount of money. A noun or pronoun can be used between "make" and "an offer" to specify the person to whom the offer is being made. We know you're being sought after by several different firms, which is why we'd like you make an offer of a $200,000-per-year salary, which is much higher than any of our competitors are going to offer. A: "How much would you want for that Ford Mustang in your driveway?" B: "I wasn't planning on selling it, but make me an offer."
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make someone an offer

to offer someone an amount of money for something. (Usually an invitation.) Do you like it? Make me an offer.
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Ph" Before someone makes an offer on a property, is there a financial check-list of things they should have got in place first?
A team led by Daria Knoch of the University of Zurich focused on a game in which one person makes an offer to another person on how to split a pot of money.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-16 May 2006-Norferries makes an offer of EUR520m for Silja Line - report(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
The federal government assesses each claim; if the evidence is credible, the government makes an offer to the claimant and a settlement is negotiated.