make an offer

Also found in: Idioms.
See: proffer
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If you don't want it, don't take it - we are entitled to make an offer."
A separate report, from HSBC, shows that the average home buyer takes just 26 hours to decide to make an offer on a house purchase -perhaps fearing that with the supply of homes still tight, the home they have their eye on may be snapped up by someone else.