to give up smoking, to phone straight away, to leave a message, to put off the appointment
Model: He suggested considering the matter again.
He offered to help us.
The young man Mr Brown The representative One of the engi neers My fellow-traveller to offer to suggest
to get in touch with one’s people to put off the final set tlement of the matter to look up the time-table to engage another secre tary
to fetch the things from the garden
Models: He offered his service.
He suggested a trip to Zagorsk.
an outing a cup of tea one’s help
to offer to suggest
Model: He proposed
a better arrangement a visit
an exchange of ideas a discussion.
discussing the matter at once.
that the matter should be discussed at once.
to clear up the matter, an exchange of opinions, a numoer of changes, to settle the matter, to make arrangements, to at tend to the matter personally, the following resolution, the following wording of the first point, to change the wording
Model: They propose to fly to Paris next week.
to make a voyage, to go on a journey, to hold a special meeting devoted to ..., to cancel, to take steps
c) Paraphrase, using the verbs to propose, to suggest, to offer.
1. This is what I should like to submit for your considera tion. 2. He showed me a lot of books and said I could choose any of them. 3. The chairman put forward several questions for consideration. 4. “Let us share the porter," he said.