offer for

offer (something) for (something)

To propose that something or some amount of money be given in exchange for something else. They only offered me $200 for my car! I'm offering this brand new scooter for your bike—that's a great deal for you!
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offer something for something

to suggest a certain amount of money as a purchase price for something. I'll offer you ten bucks for that watch. They offered me very little for my car.
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References in classic literature ?
However, I shook them off, and still flattered myself that something or other might offer for my advantage.
as well satisfied now as I did then'; adding, that his company had been a means to make me live much more cheerfully than otherwise I should have done, for which I was much obliged to him; and so I put off all room for any offer for the present.
Also, the return of the offer for any of the reasons does not constitute a rejection; thus, the taxpayer cannot appeal to the IRS Office of Appeals under Regs.
An offer for less might be accepted, as long as it reasonably reflects collection potential.
When preparing an offer for a client, the practitioner should attach a statement to Form 656, Offer in Compromise, describing in detail why he believes the Service cannot collect more than the offer from his client's assets and present and future income.