offer to

offer to

1. To suggest or propose doing something on behalf of someone or for someone's benefit. Jim offered to cook dinner because I wasn't feeling very well. She offered to speak to the boss to clear the issue up.
2. To suggest or propose giving to someone as a gift, favor, payment, compensation, etc. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "offer" and "to." He offered $500 to me so that I wouldn't speak about the incident to the police or the media. I'm offering half my assets to my partner in exchange for full control over the intellectual property.
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offer something to someone (as something)

to propose giving something to someone as a gift, peace offering, payment, etc. They offered us a bunch of flowers as a peace offering. As an apology, I offered a gift to the hostess.
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Based on the Offer Price of HK$0.50 per Offer Share, the net proceeds from the Share Offer to be received by the Company after deduction of underwriting fees and commission, and other estimated expenses payable by the Company in connection with the Share Offer, are estimated to be approximately HK$16.6 million.
Principal urges shareholders who have not responded to Baker Mills offer to take no action.
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.
Each IPA member's PPA provided that NTSP promptly forward the fee reimbursement and other economic provisions of any non-risk offer to the member physicians.
He made a $10,000 qualified offer to settle his liability, which the government rejected.
Business newsletters don't often use short-term trials as introductory offers, but "experts" often recommend testing a shorter term offer to lower price resistance.
My offer to you is, offer your customers your best, you will meet them again.
Bishop Ingham said the acceptance by the four parishes of pastoral care from overseas "means that (they) have given up on the Anglican Church of Canada." He said in an interview that the move "pre-empted the work of the (bishops') task force." Last year, Bishop Ingham asserted his authority as diocesan bishop and prevented Bishop Terrence Buckle of the Yukon from coming in as a "flying bishop." Bishop Buckle had made an offer to oversee the dissenting parishes, which he later withdrew after the task force was formed.
The Service may levy to collect the liability that was the subject of the offer after it returns the offer to the taxpayer.
An offer to compromise a tax liability must be submitted in writing on Form 656, Offer in Compromise.
With the glut of credit card mailings going to each household, each offering more or less the same offer--a low introductory APR, no annual fee--how can you get your offer to stand out?
Pinkerton argues that "[n]either party has the intellectual or moral stature to make a Big Offer to the voters." He thinks the time is ripe for a third party to gain a huge mandate from the American people to sweep away the old BOS paradigm with a new paradigm based on four themes: personal security, personal responsibility, value of the family, and a sense of community.
The first transaction consists of Pfizers private offer to exchange (the Exchange Offer) any and all of the Old Notes for newly issued debt securities of Pfizer (the New Notes), on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offering Memorandum dated December 7, 2017 (the Offering Memorandum and, together with the related exchange offer notice of guaranteed delivery (the Exchange Offer Notice of Guaranteed Delivery), the Exchange Offer Documents).
Frank Lessiter of Lessiter Publications in Wisconsin offers special reports (at a bargain "subscriber price"), hoping to sell to the most loyal subs, but then he drops that offer to concentrate strictly on getting the renewal as the series moves along.