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What is the verb for the action of creating a suggestion?

e.g. you have "raise a concern"

I don't like to go with "suggest a suggestion", but ok if thats the way to go.

Also, what is the correct term for these kind of verbs?

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It's "to suggest something".

A good way to express what you're thinking of without using "suggest a suggestion" would be to go with "make a suggestion". It's the most common way of putting it.

  • Thanks. What about "offer an offer"? Also "make an offer"? How about "provide a suggestion"? – user1589188 Dec 4 '14 at 3:05
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    No problem mate. "Provide a suggestion" works just as well. It's a little less common and a tad more formal. But other than that, it's perfectly fine. Regarding your other question: "submit/make/place" an offer. They all work. – J_LV Dec 4 '14 at 3:09
  • offer a suggestion is also quite common. – Jim Dec 4 '14 at 4:24
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propose, v. -Google

  1. put forward (an idea or plan) for consideration or discussion by others.

    "he proposed a new nine-point peace plan"

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