Quick answer
"Offer" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "ofrecer", and "make" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "hacer". Learn more about the difference between "offer" and "make" below.
offer(
a
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fuhr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to present or proffer)
a. ofrecer
I offered my brother help with the purchase of his house.Le ofrecí apoyo con la compra de su casa a mi hermano.
My neighbor offered me a slice of the nut bread she had made.Mi vecina me ofreció una rebanada del pan de nueces que había preparado.
b. sugerir (idea or solution)
He offered a solution that might well satisfy both parties.Sugirió una solución que bien podría satisfacer a ambas partes.
c. dar (advice or excuse)
Could you offer some advice on how to start a company from scratch?¿Puede darme algún consejo sobre cómo crear una empresa desde cero?
d. hacer (suggestion or comment)
She offered some interesting comments on the role of education.Hizo varios comentarios interesantes sobre el papel de la educación.
2. (to express readiness to)
a. ofrecerse
I think you should have offered to do it for free.Creo que deberías haberte ofrecido a hacerlo gratis.
3. (to provide)
a. ofrecer
We can offer you a vast range of services.Podemos ofrecerle un amplio abanico de servicios.
b. brindar (opportunity)
This program offers you the opportunity to learn German.Este programa te brinda la oportunidad de aprender alemán.
4. (to show)
a. ofrecer
It has been designed to offer the least air resistance.Ha sido diseñado para ofrecer la mínima resistencia al aire.
b. oponer
He didn't offer any resistance to his captors.No opuso ninguna resistencia a sus secuestradores.
5. (religion)
a. ofrecer
He was prepared to offer his son as a sacrifice.Estaba dispuesto a ofrecer a su hijo en sacrificio.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to express readiness)
a. ofrecerse
You knew I needed help but never offered.Sabías que necesitaba ayuda pero nunca te ofreciste.
7. (to present itself)
a. surgir
I'll raise the subject when opportunity offers.Sacaré a relucir el tema en cuanto surja la oportunidad.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (proposal)
a. la oferta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'll make him an offer he can't refuse.Le haré una oferta que no podrá rechazar.
9. (reduced price)
a. la oferta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
View our offers on seasonal items.Consulta nuestras ofertas en los artículos de temporada.
10. (purchase price)
a. la oferta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
No offers under $50,000 will be accepted.No se aceptarán ofertas por debajo de los $50,000.
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make(
meyk
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to produce)
a. hacer
I want to learn to make furniture.Quiero aprender a hacer muebles.
b. preparar
I'm going to make a wonderful dinner.Voy a preparar una cena fantástica.
2. (to cause)
a. crear
Your sister makes problems wherever she goes.Tu hermana crea problemas vaya adonde vaya.
3. (to compel)
a. hacer
My mother made me clean my room.Mi madre me hizo limpiar la habitación.
4. (to cause to be)
a. hacer
The movie made me sad.La película me hizo sentirme triste.
5. (to reach)
a. llegar a
If we hurry, we can make it to the movie on time.Si nos apuramos, podemos llegar a tiempo a la película.
6. (to perform)
a. hacer
I have just made the payment for the invoice.Acabo de hacer el pago de la factura.
b. efectuar
The bank teller informed me that the payment will be made immediately.El cajero del banco me informó que el pago se efectuará de inmediato.
7. (to be or become)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A stick can make a pretty good baseball bat.Un palo puede actuar como un bate de béisbol.
You are going to make great parents one day.Un día serán padres magníficos.
8. (to earn)
a. ganar
With the money I'll make working during the summer, I will pay my college tuition.Con el dinero que ganaré trabajando durante el verano, me pagaré la matrícula de la universidad.
9. (to carry out)
a. cometer
Everyone makes mistakes every now and then, but you have to learn from them.Todo el mundo comete errores de vez en cuando, pero tienes que aprender de ellos.
b. tomar
The owner of the company made the decision to give everyone a raise.El dueño de la empresa tomó la decisión de darles a todos un aumento de salario.
10. (to make successful)
a. consagrar
I think this is the song that will make you.Creo que esta es la canción que te consagrará.
b. asegurar el futuro de
You'll see - this app is going to make me.Ya verás que esta app me va a asegurar el futuro.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
11. (to act)
a. hacer
My ex-girlfriend made as if she didn't notice me when I waved to her.Mi exnovia hizo como si no me hubiera visto cuando la saludé con la mano.
12. (to proceed)
a. dirigirse
In case of a fire, keep calm, and make for the nearest exit.En caso de incendio, mantengan la calma y diríjanse a la salida más cercana.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
13. (brand)
a. la marca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What is the make and model of the vehicle?¿Cuál es la marca y el modelo del vehículo?
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