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offra (present offrar, preterite offrade, supine offrat, imperative offra)

  1. to sacrifice (a holy ritual)
    Till solen offrades en vit ren.
    To the sun a white reindeer was sacrificed.
  2. to sacrifice, to abstain (from an opportunity), to allow (something to go to waste), to give up
    Hunden Kita offrade sitt liv för att rädda poliserna.
    The dog Kita gave her life to save the policemen.
    Jag har offrat sömn för att se "bara ett avsnitt till".
    I have given up sleep to see "just one more episode".
  3. to make (someone) a victim or scapegoat
    Läkarna offrades när Talin behövde en fiende.
    Physicians were blamed/punished when Talin needed an enemy.

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