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    has to offer

    I wish you the best of everything life has to offer.

    I think there is a grammar mistake in the part "has to offer" of the sentence.

    Could I make the following correction:

    I wish you the best of everything life life has offered/life offers.

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    Re: has to offer

    Quote Originally Posted by ziawj2 View Post
    I wish you the best of everything life has to offer.

    I think there is a grammar mistake in the part "has to offer" of the sentence.

    Could I make the following correction:

    I wish you the best of everything life life has offered/life offers.
    Actually, the original is just fine and is often expressed that way, Ziawj.

    If you wish, you could say:

    I wish you the best of everything life offers. The meanings are the same. The first one, "the best of everything life has to offer", is just fine and it used all the time. Good to question to ask, though.
    Last edited by jerry081958; 08-Dec-2010 at 10:13. Reason: found a typo from before

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    Re: has to offer

    Your version with offers is OK, but has offered doesn't work, though as Jerry081958 says, the original is fine, and the most natural to me. What was the grammatical mistake to you?

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