" ... offering flowers to my mother for her birthday.

WalterC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

" ... offering flowers to my mother for her birthday.

Shouldn't the English translation read, "I'm giving my mother flowers ... " rather than "offering"? 
Asked 11 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
Yes, that would sound more natural in English. But the "offering flowers" gives you more of a clue as to what to use in French.

" ... offering flowers to my mother for her birthday.

Shouldn't the English translation read, "I'm giving my mother flowers ... " rather than "offering"? 

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