Conservatives on Twitter howl derisively at these polls as if their purveyors are offering alchemical cures for venereal disease.
But nobody could have sold the platform the GOP was offering in 2012.
“Ovens using gas cylinders were set up to make bread under bridges, and nursing stations appeared, offering medicines,” he writes.
He recently lauded states that “give” workers paid family leave and are “offering” paid sick days.
“You chaps are very careless,” he scolds them, offering them the extra cash.
It is only a question, then, of offering the best to make a sale.
She thought she would love the new home they were offering her.
Such a procedure would clearly annihilate the inventor, offering him up as a sacrifice to the author or composer.
Then my guide surprised me a second time by offering to teach me to use the zabatana.
There was, moreover, a spirit of conciliation in the Roman Inquisition offering a marked contrast to that of Spain.
late Old English offrung "the presenting of something to a deity; a thing so presented," verbal noun from offrian (see offer (v.)). Of presentations to a person from mid-15c.; to the public from 1834.
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.
an oblation, dedicated to God. Thus Cain consecrated to God of the first-fruits of the earth, and Abel of the firstlings of the flock (Gen. 4:3, 4). Under the Levitical system different kinds of offerings are specified, and laws laid down as to their presentation. These are described under their distinctive names.