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    Cool noun or verb?

    I offer you this opportunity.

    in this case offer is verb or noun? why should i use noun or verb? can you explain to me please?
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    Wink Re: noun or verb?

    In that case I'd say that "offer" is a verb because you do something...

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    Lightbulb Re: noun or verb?

    okie... how about in this case "Offer opportunity" offer becomes noun?



    Are they the same?

    Offer Opportunities
    Offers Opportunity
    offers opportunities


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    Re: noun or verb?

    Offers opportunities- this is a verb, with a subject missing- Comapny X offers opportunities for graduates...

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    Exclamation Re: noun or verb?

    thank you tdol,


    Are they the same?

    Offer Opportunities
    Offers Opportunity

    thank you!!

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    Exclamation Re: noun or verb?

    how to use offer as a noun to construct a sentence?

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    Re: noun or verb?

    I'd have thought it was a verb...

    Conjugation of 'to offer'
    I offer, you offer, he offers, she offers, it offers, one offers, we offer, they offer

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    Talking Re: noun or verb?

    offer(n):
    he made an offer to help from neighbors.
    i received your kind offer to help
    an offer of marriage
    they made an offer that i couldn't refuse.

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