25th October 2014, 9:50 AM
to offer something <to/for> someone
Should I say "to offer something to someone" or "to offer something for someone"? Which is the difference?
Last edited by velisarius; 26th October 2014 at 9:01 PM.
Reason: Abbreviations to be written in full
25th October 2014, 9:57 AM
Re: Should I say"to offer sth to someone" or "to offer sth for .
To offer someone something would be best. I offered Mr Smith £3,000 for the car. You can't offer something for someone unless you're buying the person - as a slave, presumably.
29th October 2014, 2:25 PM
Re: to offer something <to/for> someone
Thank you very much, rhitagawr.