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    kwfine is offline Banned
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    Question When shall we say "offer with"

    Dear teachers,

    I came across a web site in which I found that the author wrote this:
    To grab a responsible and challenging position in social or education services offering hands-on experience with youngsters.

    So, I am not very sure when we should use "offer with".
    (While I saw that the Google dictionary saying "offer" should follow by either "to" sb. or "for" sth.)

    Please help, teachers.

    Thank you

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    Re: When shall we say "offer with"

    To grab a responsible and challenging position in social or education services offering hands-on experience with youngsters.

    The collocation is 'experience with youngsters'.
    The sentence probably means that the position/job offers/provides the opportunity to work with youngsters.

    What I find strange is the use of the word 'grab'. Of course it depends on who the sentence is addressed to. You say that a job is 'up for grabs' but telling potential job seekers to grab a position does sound odd.

    not a teacher

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