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So certain was he as to the exact locality, that he offered to conduct a party to the place.

It traded with all the world and offered a safe home to the merchant and to the artisan.

Did you not insist on going home with Hester Paine, when I had offered my escort?

I offered to engage not to marry at all, if that condition may be accepted.

Besides, Mr. Morgan offered to resign his seat in the House of Commons in his favor.

Mr. Disraeli offered a resolution of dissatisfaction in the House of Commons.

This fellow, who had offered to take money for a guest, was damned for life and branded.

A subject was offered him, in which no other poet would have found a theme for the Muse.

Immediately Franks, with a stage-bow, offered Hester a chair.

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English ofrian "to offer, show, exhibit, sacrifice, bring an oblation," from Latin offerre "to present, bestow, bring before" (in Late Latin "to present in worship"), from ob "to" (see ob-) + ferre "to bring, to carry" (see infer). The Latin word was borrowed elsewhere in Germanic, e.g. Old Frisian offria, Middle Dutch offeren, Old Norse offra. Non-religious sense reinforced by Old French offrir "to offer," from Latin offerre. Related: Offered; offering.

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