育銓
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育銓 asked in 社會與文化語言 · 2 decades ago

offer和supply

offer和supply都解釋成提供時..2個字的用法差在那裡???

每次我都會用錯= =

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  • 2 decades ago
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    offer是提供supply則是供應前者是你給別人, 後者是別人給你例如That's a great offer.那是很好的待遇.但supply則是供給, 供應, 例如供暖...

  • Anonymous
    2 decades ago

    offer 和 supply 兩個我都可以當給方 兩個我也可以當受方

    I offer you a dollar.

    She offered me a dime.

    I supply you with water.

    He supplys me with food.

  • 2 decades ago

    OFFER

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    To present, as an act of worship; to immolate; to sacrifice; to present in prayer or devotion; -- often with up.

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    To bring to or before; to hold out to; to present for acceptance or rejection; as, to offer a present, or a bribe; to offer one's self in marriage.

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    To present in words; to proffer; to make a proposal of; to suggest; as, to offer an opinion. With the infinitive as an objective: To make an offer; to declare one's willingness; as, he offered to help me.

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    To attempt; to undertake.

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    To bid, as a price, reward, or wages; as, to offer a guinea for a ring; to offer a salary or reward.

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    To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten; as, to offer violence, attack, etc.

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    To present itself; to be at hand.

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    To make an attempt; to make an essay or a trial; -- used with at.

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    The act of offering, bringing forward, proposing, or bidding; a proffer; a first advance.

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    That which is offered or brought forward; a proposal to be accepted or rejected; a sum offered; a bid.

    SUPPLY

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    To fill up, or keep full; to furnish with what is wanted; to afford, or furnish with, a sufficiency; as, rivers are supplied by smaller streams; an aqueduct supplies an artificial lake; -- often followed by with before the thing furnished; as, to supply a furnace with fuel; to supply soldiers with ammunition.

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    To serve instead of; to take the place of.

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    To fill temporarily; to serve as substitute for another in, as a vacant place or office; to occupy; to have possession of; as, to supply a pulpit.

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    To give; to bring or furnish; to provide; as, to supply money for the war.

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    The act of supplying; supplial.

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    That which supplies a want; sufficiency of things for use or want.

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    Auxiliary troops or reenforcements.

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    The food, and the like, which meets the daily necessities of an army or other large body of men; store; -- used chiefly in the plural; as, the army was discontented for lack of supplies.

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    An amount of money provided, as by Parliament or Congress, to meet the annual national expenditures; generally in the plural; as, to vote supplies.

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    A person who fills a place for a time; one who supplies the place of another; a substitute; esp., a clergyman who supplies a vacant pulpit.

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    Serving to contain, deliver, or regulate a supply of anything; as, a supply tank or valve.

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