serve vs service

serve service

Definitions

  • 1) The act or right of serving in many court games.
  • 2) In tennis or lawn-tennis:
  • 3) The right of hitting or delivering the ball first: as, it is my serve.
  • 4) The service-tree.
  • 5) The act of the first player in striking the ball, or the style in which the ball is then delivered: as, a good serve.
  • 6) Sports To put (a ball or shuttlecock) in play, as in tennis, badminton, or jai alai.
  • 7) To act toward (another) in a specified way.
  • 8) Sports To hit a ball or shuttlecock as a way of starting play in court games.
  • 9) To wait on tables.
  • 10) Sports To be removed from play for a specified period because of (a penalty).
  • 11) To work through or complete (a period of service).
  • 12) To assist the celebrant during Mass.
  • 13) To copulate with; service. Used of male animals.
  • 14) To place food before (someone); wait on.
  • 15) To meet the requirements of; suffice for.
  • 16) To provide goods and services for (customers).
  • 17) To do a term of duty.
  • 18) To bind or whip (a rope) with fine cord or wire.
  • 19) To assist the celebrant during (Mass).
  • 20) To fight or undergo military service for.
  • 21) To be of assistance to or promote the interests of; aid.
  • 22) To meet requirements or needs; satisfy.
  • 23) To be in prison for (a period or term).
  • 24) To prepare and offer (food, for example).
  • 25) To act in a particular capacity.
  • 26) To be employed as a servant.
  • 27) To be of service or use; function.
  • 28) To present such a process to (someone).
  • 29) To deliver or present (a process of the court, such as a summons or court order) in a manner prescribed by law to a person who is legally entitled to receive it or legally required to obey it.
  • 30) To give homage and obedience to.
  • 31) To work for (someone) as a servant.
  • 32) To supply (goods or services) to customers.
  • 33) (serve (someone) right) To be deserved under the circumstances.

Definitions

  • 1) The performance of work or duties for a superior or as a servant.
  • 2) The provision to the public of something, especially a utility.
  • 3) An answering service.
  • 4) The material, such as cord, used in binding or wrapping rope.
  • 5) An act of assistance or benefit; a favor.
  • 6) Assistance; help.
  • 7) A religious rite or formal ceremony.
  • 8) The armed forces of a nation.
  • 9) A branch of the armed forces of a nation.
  • 10) A government branch or department and its employees.
  • 11) A serve.
  • 12) Work that is done for others as an occupation or business.
  • 13) A department or branch of a hospital staff that provides specified patient care.
  • 14) An act or a variety of work done for others, especially for pay.
  • 15) The system or equipment used to provide something to the public.
  • 16) Law The serving of a legal process, such as a summons or court order.
  • 17) The right of serving in many court games.
  • 18) A set of dishes or utensils.
  • 19) Employment in duties or work for another, as for a government.
  • 20) The serving of food or the manner in which it is served.
  • 21) Copulation with a female animal. Used of male animals, especially studs.
  • 22) The installation, maintenance, or repairs provided or guaranteed by a dealer or manufacturer.
  • 23) The act of serving, or attendance, in any sense; the rendering of duty to another; obedience; the performance of any office or labor for another.
  • 24) Place or position of a servant; employment as a servant; state of being or acting as a servant; menial employ or capacity: as, to be out of service.
  • 25) Same as service-tree.
  • 26) The act of copulation between domesticated animals, especially cattle and horses.
  • 27) Spiritual obedience, reverence, and love.
  • 28) The duty which a tenant owes to a lord for his fee: thus, personal service consists in homage and fealty, etc.; annual service in rent, suit to the court of the lord, etc.; accidental services in heriots, reliefs, etc.
  • 29) The fruit of the service-tree.
  • 30) Offering services to the public in response to need or demand.
  • 31) Of or relating to the armed forces of a country.
  • 32) Intended for use in supplying or serving.
  • 33) Offering repairs or maintenance.
  • 34) To make interest payments on (a debt).
  • 35) To make fit for use; adjust, repair, or maintain.
  • 36) Slang To have sex with.
  • 37) To copulate with (a female animal). Used of a male animal, especially studs.
  • 38) To provide services to.
  • 39) (be of service) To be ready to help or be useful.
  • 40) (at (someone's) service) Ready to help or be of use.

Examples

  • 1) However, it seems I am doomed to serve your cause, whether I like it or not.
  • 2) Still, `There must be someone else who could serve you that way.
  • 3) Elena and Marina got to see the same sight when the waitress turned to serve Sean.
  • 4) The fact that Bayut. com stood out amongst the crowd of websites competing for the title serve as a testament to its authority in the field.
  • 5) The only purpose this legislation seems to serve is to kick the bucket further down the road and in the mean time give democrats hope of creating a government sponsored enterprise in the form of the domestic automobile industry.
  • 6) In mixed doubles, the serve is always gender to gender at deuce (three points each).
  • 7) So, it's hard to turn women away, but the way the program works is, the number of women we can serve is related to the number of sponsors, who help to support the women as they go through the program.
  • 8) That Cosgrove has mere months left to serve is entirely irrelevant.
  • 9) Their complete disconnect with the actual, proven war-fighting requirements of the state that they serve is embarrassing.
  • 10) Look at how schools actually behave and it becomes pretty clear that the constituency they serve is their employees.
  • 11) "His serve is probably the best on the tour," Blake said.
  • 12) ‘You are out there supporting and serving your professional organization.’
  • 13) ‘He served these organizations for some 23 years till his retirement in March 1996.’
  • 14) ‘I will continue to serve this organization with all my energy, wisdom, and passion as I have done in the past.’
  • 15) ‘For now, she continues with her ministerial duties, serving the church she sees as part of her family.’
  • 16) ‘Further, he was a career professional, dedicated to serving Johnson.’
  • 17) ‘And even though I was young I had already pledged my life to serving that woman, my duty was complete obedience to her.’
  • 18) ‘The tale takes place 500 years ago and begins in the house of a Novgorod merchant, where horseman Antti and his wife Anne are serving their master.’
  • 19) ‘The girl grew up to be a well-behaved young lady, and when she was old enough, she served her father with all her heart and soul.’
  • 20) ‘It's bad enough that they spend their lives serving us, but now, they have to die at our bidding, too?’
  • 21) ‘Advisory Editors currently serving on the board are listed on the masthead.’
  • 22) ‘And he even once served on the board of the New York Stock Exchange.’
  • 23) ‘I once served on a social committee and it was always hard organising things to make people happy.’
  • 24) ‘Recently a priest who had served for years as an official in the chancery office was ordained an auxiliary bishop.’
  • 25) ‘He has served with distinction for some years as the head of the Federal Reserve.’
  • 26) ‘Ever since then he has served the group in various capacities.’
  • 27) ‘He had previously served the club as a goalkeeper and then centre forward for ten years.’
  • 28) ‘The basic initial idea is to have small buses, serving local areas providing daytime services to those most needing them.’
  • 29) ‘Would it be better to have a team of priests in a central house serving a group of parishes?’
  • 30) ‘As a market hall serving a bustling group of traders and agricultural merchants, it must have been perfect for the job.’
  • 31) ‘They have provided and maintained a fleet of 160 ambulances that serve remote areas of the Chernobyl region.’
  • 32) ‘If you value the land-grant tradition, and we do, we know we need to serve that group of consumers.’
  • 33) ‘Paddy employees over 30 people from the local area and with their expertise, they serve sites all over Ireland.’
  • 34) ‘Different laboratory test menus may be needed in different locales to properly serve the ethnic groups in the community.’
  • 35) ‘We wanted something that would serve every age group.’
  • 36) ‘Are there agencies in the community that also serve complementary groups?’
  • 37) ‘These managers are starting to look at how much it will cost to serve a group of farmers.’
  • 38) ‘He said the system had functioned well in the past and did not serve any specific group.’
  • 39) ‘This scheme serves an area which stretches to a radius of 10 miles outside Claremorris.’
  • 40) ‘The Barbican is the only pool on the south side of York that is within walking distance of the city centre and Yearsley serves a wide area.’
  • 41) ‘Its retail sector serves an area that extends for miles on either side of the Strait.’
  • 42) ‘The chosen route linked central London to Docklands by heading south of the Thames into areas previously poorly served by underground services.’
  • 43) ‘They compared the locations with the current spread of population and realised that some areas were not served as well as they should be.’
  • 44) ‘The area is currently served by 28 branches which, according to company bosses, is too many to survive.’
  • 45) ‘The area is served by 28 branches which, according to the company, is too many chasing too few customers.’
  • 46) ‘Besides Hong Kong and Shenzhen, the area is served by airports in Macao and Zhuhai.’
  • 47) ‘The firm, which has a network of branches in the area served by the hospice, is paying for a crucial element of the appeal.’
  • 48) ‘He passed this pride on to his children who he encouraged to serve in the Armed Forces.’
  • 49) ‘During his career he served mostly with Army Special Forces, known as the Green Berets.’
  • 50) ‘You would be proud of the Soldiers serving in the Army.’
  • 51) ‘Members of the military who are serving outside the USA or Puerto Rico, but who aren't in a combat zone, have until June 15 to file their taxes.’
  • 52) ‘But each time, your employer supported you and made it easy for you to serve in the Army Reserve.’
  • 53) ‘For these reasons, youth are less and less inclined to serve in the military.’
  • 54) ‘There is a widening difference in values and perspectives between Americans serving in our armed forces, including the Army, and the society they serve.’
  • 55) ‘He left the Army in 1945 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, having served with the Infantry, Engineers and Gunners.’
  • 56) ‘I'm a former enlisted sailor serving with the U.S. Army.’
  • 57) ‘She's also serving with the Army Reserve's 444th Quartermaster Company in Sioux City.’
  • 58) ‘He has previous military experience, having served with the French Foreign Legion.’
  • 59) ‘Gay men and lesbian women have served honorably in the military since our founding.’
  • 60) ‘Some 15,904 African-American officers are now serving in the military.’
  • 61) ‘Both men served honorably in the armed forces during World War II.’
  • 62) ‘A young New Zealand soldier serving overseas writes to his family.’
  • 63) ‘They should be standard issue for all of our troops serving overseas.’
  • 64) ‘While men remain the majority in the military, women too are serving with distinction.’
  • 65) ‘He served with distinction in the Mexican war and was promoted captain in 1856.’
  • 66) ‘He served in the army for two years before joining his father in practice.’
  • 67) ‘They served in the armies of France and Spain as well as of Britain.’
  • 68) ‘He is still liable to serve ten years in prison for traces of heroin in a needle found at his house.’
  • 69) ‘And after serving a prison term for committing a financial crime, he convinced the prison librarian to move with him to his hometown.’
  • 70) ‘These resisters are arrested, tried, and often sentenced to serve long terms in prison and jail.’
  • 71) ‘He served a year in prison - including eight months in solitary confinement.’
  • 72) ‘He served two terms in prison last year, for dangerous driving and then for breaking a curfew order.’
  • 73) ‘He is now out of prison, having served three years.’
  • 74) ‘However, I felt that serving a prison term was better than living with him and the abuse.’
  • 75) ‘He was sentenced to five years and six months jail, and he served three years and nine months.’
  • 76) ‘He will serve three years in prison, with a further five under strict supervision to ensure he does not re-offend following his release.’
  • 77) ‘They spoke openly about their prognosis when they realised they would have to serve eight months in prison.’
  • 78) ‘He was told he must serve three-and-a-half years in prison before his case is considered for parole.’
  • 79) ‘She has, however, continued to hold the powerful office and is now serving a second term that will run till December 2005.’
  • 80) ‘‘All the funds are available and now it is up to her to volunteer them, or serve another year in prison,’ he said.’
  • 81) ‘If he is recalled to prison he will inevitably serve a greater period in custody than the original tariff.’
  • 82) ‘By then he was serving another prison term for snatching a bag from another woman.’
  • 83) ‘She was appealing against the sentence after magistrates ordered her to serve one day in prison for the theft and then complete the rest of her sentence for robbery.’
  • 84) ‘Some of those sentenced to home detention would have been serving short periods of imprisonment for less serious offences.’
  • 85) ‘He has had a number of brushes with the law over the years and has also served custodial sentences.’
  • 86) ‘He is currently serving a prison sentence for his role in the embassy bombings.’
  • 87) ‘He retired from the Army in 1977 after serving 20 years on active duty.’
  • 88) ‘Isabelle received a cup of wine from a man serving drinks.’
  • 89) ‘The working committee thank all who came and those who prepared the food and served the tea.’
  • 90) ‘There are countless jobs and professions that are far more dangerous than serving food or drink in the presence of secondhand smoke.’
  • 91) ‘Meanwhile, back in the wine bar, the barman returned and served our drinks.’
  • 92) ‘I like to serve this dessert in individual glasses - wine glasses or tumblers are equally good.’
  • 93) ‘We'd stopped, when the waitress came to serve our pizza and drinks.’
  • 94) ‘They went to the kitchens, and found the kitchen workers ready to serve cookies and drinks on the spot.’
  • 95) ‘Refreshments were served and to mark the occasion certificates were presented to all the children who took part.’
  • 96) ‘Once they had settled, and he had served the food and drink, Lauren stood up.’
  • 97) ‘The third supervises the tavern and the food and drink being served by her husbands.’
  • 98) ‘That evening they served food and drinks to the guest of Master Shay.’
  • 99) ‘It was mayhem, fuelled by bar staff and a pub industry all too willing to serve drink after drink after drink.’
  • 100) ‘There were plenty of mushrooms and the dish was also served with potatoes, broccoli and carrots.’
  • 101) ‘Refreshments were served afterwards which included various types of drinks and edibles.’
  • 102) ‘There's a four-course meal served by waiters.’
  • 103) ‘Refreshments were served afterwards by the female staff.’
  • 104) ‘The meeting finished with a social half hour and some tasty refreshments served by hostesses for the evening.’
  • 105) ‘The meals are typically served with salads, rice and other side orders.’
  • 106) ‘The meal was served with a large side salad and baked potatoes with sour cream.’
  • 107) ‘Wherever possible, ask that hot food is served piping hot and ensure that cold food has been kept cool.’
  • 108) ‘It is also customary to serve people food and drink when they visit a home.’
  • 109) ‘A group of women were surrounding him, serving him food and drinks.’
  • 110) ‘The guy waited till he had served me the drinks, told me it was fine to run up a tab, took my credit card, and then told me that the kitchen wasn't opening for another forty minutes.’
  • 111) ‘We were the first guests of the afternoon and after a long wait they served us our food.’
  • 112) ‘His eyes were following Michelle was she moved around the café taking orders and serving people their food.’
  • 113) ‘There were two dives that day but first we were served up a great lunch, and I have to say it was some of the best food I have had in a long time.’
  • 114) ‘I've also noticed, no matter how hard I try, I can't smile at fast food staff when they serve me.’
  • 115) ‘I was served a very generous portion and it was delicious.’
  • 116) ‘While most people find themselves doing fabulous things on Friday nights, I find myself either serving people food or buying it for myself.’
  • 117) ‘You don't have to eye up drinks I serve you suspiciously.’
  • 118) ‘I find it very comforting to know that the owners feed their children the same food that they serve me.’
  • 119) ‘We ordered coffee after a long journey to be told if we weren't lunching they wouldn't serve us drinks.’
  • 120) ‘There used to be a young man there who would greet me with a welcoming smile and serve me the food efficiently.’
  • 121) ‘And after serving him his food, he made me sit down and talk with him about all these philosophical ideas: love, life, and the works.’
  • 122) ‘Michael had served me a drink, but I had just let it sat on a nearby table.’
  • 123) ‘She not only insulted me when I served her a drink, but she scared me halfway out of my mind.’
  • 124) ‘The distributor told us to eat all our meals at the hotel restaurant because they could serve us Western-style food.’
  • 125) ‘The slave was being taken from fire to fire to serve the men their food.’
  • 126) ‘After about ten minutes he was served the wrong drinks.’
  • 127) ‘As the barman finished serving the group he acknowledged me.’
  • 128) ‘This recipe makes enough to serve four as a main course, more as a side dish.’
  • 129) ‘Thai food is significantly less meat-intensive than American, and half a pound of meat is enough to serve four.’
  • 130) ‘Called Serenade, the Victoria Road shop was serving its first customers today.’
  • 131) ‘The shop served its last customers on Friday after being based on Newmarket Street for more than 17 years.’
  • 132) ‘Mark, Andrew and Esther were in the shop front, serving customers.’
  • 133) ‘Sofi finished serving her customer and asked one of her shop assistant to take over.’
  • 134) ‘Shop managers cannot do anything because they are serving a queue of customers.’
  • 135) ‘Also I think it is so rude to be in a shop and being served whilst having a chat on the phone.’
  • 136) ‘Mary didn't say anything more, she finally forced the smile her face had been promising and then went back to serving the other customers.’
  • 137) ‘It was the husband of the woman who had served Freya in the shop.’
  • 138) ‘The story begins with Bruno the Bear, the proud owner of a sweet shop, serving Olga, the Russian owner of an animal circus.’
  • 139) ‘She took it without hesitation and wandered off to serve the other customers.’
  • 140) ‘Among Mike's duties yesterday were serving customers, tidying up and putting security tags on items of clothing.’
  • 141) ‘Writs were served on 30 councillors, who were jailed for their pains in September 1921.’
  • 142) ‘He said the minister would be seeking quashing of the arrest warrant against him on the ground that no summons were served on him.’
  • 143) ‘Empanelling a grand jury empowers prosecutors both to serve subpoenas, and to gather testimony under oath.’
  • 144) ‘Enforcement notices are only served as a last resort, when all efforts to negotiate have failed.’
  • 145) ‘The prisoner had already served notice of application to appeal to the final court.’
  • 146) ‘While defendant was in custody awaiting an extradition hearing he was served with the Complaint herein.’
  • 147) ‘When the breath tests were completed, he was served with the appropriate documentation and released on a promise to appear.’
  • 148) ‘As a consequence, the police were unable to locate him to serve him with a subpoena.’
  • 149) ‘He was then served with an appropriate prosecution statement and ordered to respond by 7th September.’
  • 150) ‘We understand you were served with documents from the defense.’
  • 151) ‘Also, officers have the added functions of setting goals and inspiring others to achieve them to serve this purpose.’
  • 152) ‘They do not satisfy hunger and serve no purpose other than to make the companies that make them wealthy.’
  • 153) ‘I don't think he serves any useful purpose for the Democrats.’
  • 154) ‘It serves no other useful purpose than to inspire and feed the soul.’
  • 155) ‘What useful purpose is served by stigmatizing work that someone is going to have to do anyway?’
  • 156) ‘Any such individual action would be irresponsible and unwarranted and would serve no useful purpose.’
  • 157) ‘Dropping down into the second team would serve no useful purpose.’
  • 158) ‘A price war, he warns his prospective rivals, will serve neither party's interests.’
  • 159) ‘The very existence of law on the statute books serves the purpose.’
  • 160) ‘Even if debunked, the book serves a valuable purpose by encouraging new ways of thinking about intelligence and efforts to build intelligent computers.’
  • 161) ‘I am not convinced that any especially useful purpose would be served by that.’
  • 162) ‘In essence, the board of directors tries to make sure that shareholders' interests are well served.’
  • 163) ‘Indeed, they may tend to serve this function even better than traditional media.’
  • 164) ‘His selective memory serves no interest but his own agenda.’
  • 165) ‘The proposed lake, which has caused some concern locally in case it affects underground water supplies, will serve three purposes.’
  • 166) ‘The goal was the worthy one of racial integration, but it was served by treating children differently based on their race.’
  • 167) ‘It points to a post-medical age, where doctors serve desires rather than treat disease.’
  • 168) ‘It does serve his political strategy to stay away from the facts.’
  • 169) ‘Organizational culture establishes norms and expectations of how people should be treated and serve the needs of the organization.’
  • 170) ‘Laser shots and explosions are fairly generic but serve the purpose well.’
  • 171) ‘A sheet of red outdoor fabric serves as the roof.’
  • 172) ‘Elastomer and fabric device serves as both a seal and a filter.’
  • 173) ‘However, it just so happens that a human being standing on the ground near the object serves as a perfectly good conductor as well.’
  • 174) ‘That's why an old photograph taped to the refrigerator door serves as a daily reminder of the girl she once was.’
  • 175) ‘A weblog serves as a perfect tool for disseminating this type of information.’
  • 176) ‘The president serves as the soul of a university, with his/her personality, morality and educational ideas usually having a profound influence on the university culture.’
  • 177) ‘But the case serves as a warning that the industry will have to find a new way of distributing music which appeals to these kids, and the growing number of people who are searching for their entertainment online.’
  • 178) ‘This kind of reasoning is, of course, nonsense, but it serves as an illustration of the danger in concocting fanciful theories based on historical precedents.’
  • 179) ‘The exercise not only serves as warning, punishment, or purge but also advertises to his subjects, his enemies, and his potential rivals that he is strong.’
  • 180) ‘The photographic imprint serves as a substitute.’
  • 181) ‘A salvaged piece of marble serves as the countertop.’
  • 182) ‘Armstrong serves as an inspiration to many and is clearly one of the most significant contributors to black culture of the 20th, and perhaps any, century.’
  • 183) ‘It's almost like a superhero film, with magic tricks serving as Danny's powers, helping him solve any sticky situation.’
  • 184) ‘History will serve only to remind us that man's reach always exceeds his grasp.’
  • 185) ‘Though certainly these later developments served to reinforce and spread the use of such techniques.’
  • 186) ‘Having students present the same material during lab served to reinforce their knowledge.’
  • 187) ‘The whole episode has already served to highlight a number of important economic issues.’
  • 188) ‘The above examples serve to underline how limited our philosophy of health has become.’
  • 189) ‘All of this served to underline the dangers, as much as the benefits, of nationalism.’
  • 190) ‘First and primarily, military advice serves to set a baseline for the analysis of any proposed intervention.’
  • 191) ‘Facts that did not serve him were treated like unruly underlings.’
  • 192) ‘Which are you - do you take the plunge, or do you play it safe, and does your strategy serve you well?’
  • 193) ‘The strategy of deterrence which served us so well during the decades of the Cold War will no longer do.’
  • 194) ‘A strategy that has served me well is to pack lightweight, situation-specific bags and boxes.’
  • 195) ‘He maintained the risk-free strategy that has served him so well in recent rallies.’
  • 196) ‘A positive attitude toward others is a strategy that serves you throughout any interaction.’
  • 197) ‘On three occasions, this strategy has served him well, but his dog funds show the downside of this approach.’
  • 198) ‘I can't deny that this strategy has served me well in the short term.’
  • 199) ‘It has served Private Eye fairly well over the years.’
  • 200) ‘He identifies the televevangelist model of religious dissemination as one aspect in a wider media strategy that serves the power holders and encourages passivity in people.’
  • 201) ‘For millions of years, while big sharks had few natural predators, this survival strategy served them well.’
  • 202) ‘A second bird dislocated a shoulder and his wing would never be strong enough to serve him in the wild.’
  • 203) ‘I certainly anticipate that the hummingbird will serve them well for many years to come.’
  • 204) ‘They've been busy painting, drawing comics and playing in side projects, and the breather has served them well.’
  • 205) ‘Everyone fell silent though when the prince raised his racket and ball to serve.’
  • 206) ‘The players exchange words at the beginning of the game as Scott accuses his opponent of failing to tell him he was serving with new balls in the previous game.’
  • 207) ‘Before serving in the final game, Pierce had a trainer apply treatment and massage her aching shoulder.’
  • 208) ‘He got the message, gave Gracie and me a salute, and ran back to his game, serving the ball and acing it.’
  • 209) ‘Taking a deep breath, I took my stance, and served that fuzzy yellow ball with all my might.’
  • 210) ‘Safin made the crucial break at 4-4 in the final set, and served out the next game to clinch the match.’
  • 211) ‘He served out the final game at love, hitting a 119 mph second serve for a winner on match point.’
  • 212) ‘Davenport slammed three winners to serve out the final game for the win.’
  • 213) ‘He won only one more game in that set to allow the American to take the set 6-3 and then dropped serve in the ninth game of the third set to enable Fish to serve out the match.’
  • 214) ‘A second double-fault allowed Kiefer to break again to lead 5-2 but he failed to serve out the match, putting a forehand wide down the line on break point.’
  • 215) ‘It was even said that she carried hot coffee to all the officers and then carried more hot coffee in pails to the artilleryman serving the guns.’
  • 216) ‘In pro tennis serves can sometimes reach speeds over 209 kph, or 185 feet per second.’
  • 217) ‘With the big serves in today's tennis, I'm not sure this match will ever be equalled.’
  • 218) ‘In fact, he conceded only 12 points on his serve in nine service games.’
  • 219) ‘Rafter chipped and charged on Agassi's second serves.’
  • 220) ‘He could hardly get a serve into court, seemed too tall and cumbersome to move well or bend, and looked thoroughly outclassed.’
  • 221) ‘He suddenly turned holier-than-thou to give them a serve.’
  • 222) ‘Be grateful that you only got a bit of a serve from your boss rather than no pay at the end of the week.’
  • 223) ‘The opposition parties pressed their advantages home and gave Labour a strong serve in Parliament.’
  • 224) ‘In March this year she gave him a serve in her media column.’
  • 225) ‘But that doesn't mean that company X isn't going to get a serve on customer service, or the lack of.’

Examples

  • 1) This will involve outsourcing the repair and delivery services.
  • 2) They reckon happier workers will provide better service and help their business to grow faster.
  • 3) We will return to church service again in a couple of years.
  • 4) Staff and service were great such as you seldom see.
  • 5) And many gyms provide a similar service.
  • 6) Train services were also hit with delays and cancellations.
  • 7) They use the service charge to make up the wages.
  • 8) The time has come now to have a wholly independent regulator for all public service broadcasters.
  • 9) The service economy bets the opposite way.
  • 10) The fertility service running the donor pool was making the choice.
  • 11) They are barred from higher education and government service.
  • 12) No trains were running but there was a bus service.
  • 13) The service is free to complainants and offers guidance on making complaints.
  • 14) The following year he was posted to the western front to service and rescue aircraft.
  • 15) The service sector saw an increase of 0.1% in the second quarter.
  • 16) At motorway services it's higher still.
  • 17) She decided to take them on and return power to union members and voters sick of strikes and queues for Third World public services.
  • 18) ****Remember that a *hand-job* to your local police officer is a *public* service, not just a *service*!
  • 19) While I strongly agree with your point a above, I feel that Amp does provide a service for feminist women… are you concerned that he has an *agenda* to provide the *service* rather than to create a blog that looks at multiple viewpoints?
  • 20) The Streletsian service was a life service and an hereditary service….
  • 21) In fine, the word is applied to all persons doing service for others, and that _merely to designate them as the performers of such service_, whatever it might be, or whatever the ground on which it might be rendered.
  • 22) Distinguish from _être de service_, ‘to be on duty,’ ‘be in attendance’; _se mettre en service_, ‘to go into service.’
  • 23) _Instructions and Regulations for the service and management of heavy ordnance in the British service_.
  • 24) The true and equitable law of humanity is the _free exchange of service for service_.
  • 25) Customer service performance was measured along multiple dimensions: choice of communication channels, email response, web self-service, cross-channel consistency, single-channel (phone) cross-agent consistency and phone customer service*.
  • 26) ‘With more than six decades of voluntary service to her credit, she has not yet called it a day.’
  • 27) ‘It is usually difficult for a institution to run totally on voluntary service, without any funding.’
  • 28) ‘Whatever the level of voluntary service, we want to hear from you.’
  • 29) ‘For voluntary service to the community there was no better family and Nick was a leader in that field.’
  • 30) ‘He is also a member of York Rotary Club, where he is a strong supporter of voluntary service to the community of York.’
  • 31) ‘When it comes to voluntary service, he never hesitated to lead from the forefront.’
  • 32) ‘He said she had given many years of outstanding service to Castlebar Social services.’
  • 33) ‘After this he undertook voluntary military service in the fortress artillery.’
  • 34) ‘Danny DeVito presented the Cecil B DeMille Award to Michael Douglas for his years of service to the industry.’
  • 35) ‘The Father Cullen Medal was presented to Patsy Toolan for recognition of long term service to the centre.’
  • 36) ‘Both Michael and Patrick were well liked and highly valued employees who gave loyal service to the company.’
  • 37) ‘Member services Officer Shawn Hunsdale volunteered his services to assist the ACHSA.’
  • 38) ‘Many local opticians and dentists volunteered their services to help the children.’
  • 39) ‘Peg Hayden, who offered her services selling raffle tickets, assisted these ladies’
  • 40) ‘It is hoped that more people will come forward and volunteer their services to help run this great amenity.’
  • 41) ‘Instead, they donate some staff time and services to assist in its operation.’
  • 42) ‘The local Foróige Youth Club is looking for adults to volunteer their services once a week to help in the operation of the club.’
  • 43) ‘He also urged them to continue volunteering their services as it would help them gain necessary skills.’
  • 44) ‘He can volunteer his services for road safety campaigns in schools and colleges.’
  • 45) ‘Sedge volunteered his services and I want to say how grateful I am for his endeavours.’
  • 46) ‘I also feel that some who might volunteer their services could easily be put off by reading the daily Court File.’
  • 47) ‘Fans unable to get tickets may be able to watch the game after all by volunteering their services as a steward.’
  • 48) ‘Mr Wallace volunteered his services to the Orkney Museum in Kirkwall on Friday afternoon.’
  • 49) ‘In the future he may well take time out again to volunteer his services in other countries.’
  • 50) ‘I would volunteer my services in some small way, for example shopping for her or just having a chat.’
  • 51) ‘Proud mums made the decorative costumes and one even volunteered her services as a pianist.’
  • 52) ‘My old mate and her younger sister volunteered their services for the operation.’
  • 53) ‘Maybe he will volunteer his services for such a worthy enterprise.’
  • 54) ‘The service would like to thank all the volunteers for their services as collectors.’
  • 55) ‘He even moved out of his rented room to the dormitory, offering his services as a volunteer.’
  • 56) ‘CDF Gen Peter Cosgrove has encouraged members to volunteer their services with the appeal.’
  • 57) ‘He is determined to retain the major water customers by improving service and offering advice on water and waste management.’
  • 58) ‘Edel aims to provide experienced advice and professional service to all her customers.’
  • 59) ‘This will allow it to continue to sink all its money into sales and service.’
  • 60) ‘This allows for better customer service, fewer income errors, and improved collection times.’
  • 61) ‘Sherriff's main aims, he said, are to increase shareholder value and customer service.’
  • 62) ‘A key factor in these contract wins has been the assurance of a local and experienced post sales support service.’
  • 63) ‘The third step is to ensure that after sales service is in keeping with your promise.’
  • 64) ‘It also enables Tusker's customer support team to deliver the highest level of service and advice.’
  • 65) ‘This has allowed its branch network to focus on customer service and sales.’
  • 66) ‘If we are to effectively eliminate this whole sector of retail sale and service, we must be prepared to fill up the vacuum.’
  • 67) ‘The most common jobs posted at his site are those in customer service, marketing and sales.’
  • 68) ‘Product design and quality has fallen behind and customer service has fallen behind competitors.’
  • 69) ‘It will outsource customer service and claims handling and will use the internet to market itself.’
  • 70) ‘Part of customer service is the great feeling that you get when you see that you've made a difference.’
  • 71) ‘After all, he didn't have to spend five and a half hours doing customer service.’
  • 72) ‘The firm lives and dies by customer service, easy accessibility, and global reach.’
  • 73) ‘I also suspect that the quality of service would have improved as the company got to know me better.’
  • 74) ‘Do you ever wonder what's going on while you're waiting on hold for customer service?’
  • 75) ‘There's no doubt that strong customer service is integral to a healthy business.’
  • 76) ‘Maybe the customers will accept the water hike if they also see continuous effort to improve service.’
  • 77) ‘We had to teach them everything from service to food to cleaning, even personal hygiene.’
  • 78) ‘The fact the he is a regular customer speaks volumes for the quality of the food and friendly service.’
  • 79) ‘You'll return to the establishment again and again because the food and service was so good.’
  • 80) ‘The friendly service, the superb food and the stunning location all add up to money well spent.’
  • 81) ‘I noted the name, booked a table and was surprised to find lukewarm food and chilly service.’
  • 82) ‘All in all, Delight is a restaurant with a nice atmosphere, decent service and good food.’
  • 83) ‘The restaurant at the top was surprisingly large, and the food and service were excellent.’
  • 84) ‘You'd think that the lack of customers would mean speedy service at the bar.’
  • 85) ‘A great dining experience depends on good food and service, but being a good guest also can enhance it.’
  • 86) ‘Of course, it could try distinguishing itself with amazing food, service and ambience.’
  • 87) ‘The service and food were good as always, but this room is not accessible.’
  • 88) ‘Like us they were enjoying the elegant surroundings, attentive service and delicious food.’
  • 89) ‘There is very little to find fault at Sokrates - it has fine food, good service and atmosphere.’
  • 90) ‘With excellent service and first class food, I shall certainly be returning.’
  • 91) ‘Our chances of getting the best food and the best service were good.’
  • 92) ‘Recently redecorated, it has spectacular bathrooms, stylish food and impeccable service.’
  • 93) ‘Good food, good service and good prices were popular reasons for visiting this popular Italian restaurant.’
  • 94) ‘The level of service, food and comfort makes it money well spent.’
  • 95) ‘But he did not expect to be refused service by bar staff when he arrived at the pub with some friends near closing time, he said.’
  • 96) ‘It was a shame to be there on an off night, but the upside was quick and friendly service from the bar staff.’
  • 97) ‘Average prices are for a three-course meal for one, without wine, but including service and cover charge.’
  • 98) ‘The period of service must, however, be lawful employment.’
  • 99) ‘Pay records would show no service during this time period because he was not paid!’
  • 100) ‘A 1696 scheme for registering seamen for limited periods of service was abandoned in 1711.’
  • 101) ‘Relocation expenses, guaranteed by law after a minimum period of service, are the answer.’
  • 102) ‘The period of their service was reduced, and some were repatriated before their contracts had expired.’
  • 103) ‘This relief benefits employees who have high earnings and long periods of service.’
  • 104) ‘The government planned to replace required military service with a voluntary army.’
  • 105) ‘They see the fees as payment for service, even if they agree that activism is required.’
  • 106) ‘This protection applies regardless of the employee's length of service.’
  • 107) ‘The pay criteria included factors such as mobility, training, and length of service of employees.’
  • 108) ‘She has a valid point - the award has been given to others whose service is shorter than hers.’
  • 109) ‘Those employed in domestic service will be able to claim the amount they earn as a tax deduction.’
  • 110) ‘They made little headway in the two main sectors of women's employment, domestic service and textiles.’
  • 111) ‘Migrant women often find employment in domestic service, which is growing in significance.’
  • 112) ‘Youths and young men predominated in some spheres of employment, such as domestic service in Natal and the Transvaal.’
  • 113) ‘She had once worked in domestic service for the future Edward VIII, who was then Prince of Wales.’
  • 114) ‘The early part of her working career was spent locally in domestic service.’
  • 115) ‘These articles gave evidence of the changes occurring in domestic service in the early twentieth century.’
  • 116) ‘The genealogy of domestic service in India can be traced as far back as the Vedic times.’
  • 117) ‘A religious fanatic, of Devon farming stock, Joanna was in domestic service in Exeter.’
  • 118) ‘Women could also get work in the fields and on farms, but some preferred domestic service.’
  • 119) ‘Women also work as farm laborers, but work in domestic service is more highly valued.’
  • 120) ‘The majority of immigrants in domestic service here are Filipino women in their twenties.’
  • 121) ‘Together, maids and social reformers began to call for a restructuring of domestic service.’
  • 122) ‘Similarly, women in domestic service as housekeepers or parlour maids had to make a choice between work and marriage.’
  • 123) ‘In fact, they disappear into prostitution, street markets or domestic service.’
  • 124) ‘Children in domestic service work long hours, isolated from friends and family.’
  • 125) ‘The country is still a mess, with deteriorating services like water and electricity.’
  • 126) ‘Essential public services, like water supply, have no place in trade agreement agenda of the WTO.’
  • 127) ‘All that will be required of them is to pay for services like water, electricity and refuse removal.’
  • 128) ‘The burglars usually pose as workers for utility services, such as water, gas or electricity and target elderly householders.’
  • 129) ‘There is also a day care service where patients are brought in and get excellent treatment.’
  • 130) ‘The board currently provides a dispute resolution service on a voluntary basis.’
  • 131) ‘The money raised will be used towards the costs of the centre's support service.’
  • 132) ‘Making money, however, is not what the supervised child contact service is all about.’
  • 133) ‘Caidee has not yet returned to school and the issue has been referred to the education welfare service.’
  • 134) ‘We have the full backing of the education welfare service and are working together to address the problem.’
  • 135) ‘This single piece of legislation will deprive many local communities of an adequate postal service.’
  • 136) ‘I believe a two-tier medical service is needed, similar to the rest of Europe.’
  • 137) ‘An efficient, reliable postal service is essential to the smooth running of the nation's affairs.’
  • 138) ‘However, no one seems to notice, or even to care, that this service is no longer available.’
  • 139) ‘The money they raise will help us fund further services, assisting more local people living with cancer.’
  • 140) ‘I am sure these new services will also assist in tackling the current traffic situation in and around the town centre.’
  • 141) ‘More victims of sex attacks in Swindon will be able to seek help from a support service when it expands later this year.’
  • 142) ‘They also offer a shopping service to assist home care clients unable to do their own shopping.’
  • 143) ‘Student support services are essential to help enhance the success of prospective teachers.’
  • 144) ‘By March, 1976, the mothers had organised a school bus service to serve the new school.’
  • 145) ‘A guarantee has been given that there will be no job losses if plans to merge key public services into one giant organisation goes ahead.’
  • 146) ‘He said services within the department were operating normally.’
  • 147) ‘At this point there is no effort to co-ordinate services across Government Departments.’
  • 148) ‘The intelligence departments of both services ran Special service Organizations.’
  • 149) ‘The pension service and the fiscal department considered her as dead for a rather long period.’
  • 150) ‘They are exhibited in a statement and were formulated by the prison service rather than the Department of Health.’
  • 151) ‘The probation service aims to reduce offending and protect the public.’
  • 152) ‘It would also mean moving the probation service from its present offices, in Union Lane, to the new centre.’
  • 153) ‘Third, land values are in part due to the presence of good government and valuable public services.’
  • 154) ‘It was nice to see Margaret Hodge speaking out in favour of public services last week.’
  • 155) ‘He had missed the November appointment because of a family bereavement and had asked his mother to contact the probation service.’
  • 156) ‘The case was adjourned until August 29 for pre-sentence reports to be prepared by the probation service.’
  • 157) ‘This meant visiting the probation service, in Victoria Avenue, Southend.’
  • 158) ‘If the probation service is unsuccessful, O'Connell will become homeless.’
  • 159) ‘The report from the probation service said that Bates had done the 25 hours in good time and without any trouble.’
  • 160) ‘He also ordered the probation service to supervise her for a year.’
  • 161) ‘Tony Hargreaves, presiding, congratulated Simms on a glowing report by the probation service.’
  • 162) ‘David Fraser, who worked for the probation service, has written a book, A Land Fit for Criminals.’
  • 163) ‘One of the great losses under this Government is an effective employment service.’
  • 164) ‘The move follows similar recruitment drives by MI5, the domestic intelligence service.’
  • 165) ‘Are the services anticipating the changing nature of future conflict in their wargaming?’
  • 166) ‘He met his wife, who has also served in the Territorial Army and Auxiliary Air Force, through the services.’
  • 167) ‘His appointment signaled a renaissance of the warrior ethic throughout the services.’
  • 168) ‘It shall also allocate the numerical strength of the Reserves to the services and combat arms.’
  • 169) ‘The lessons that all the services are learning will help provide us with what we need to prepare for the future.’
  • 170) ‘The men in uniform, the chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force, are veterans of the services.’
  • 171) ‘For those interested in other career fields, the services are hiring as well.’
  • 172) ‘It has had an effect on me, as a person who has served in the services.’
  • 173) ‘The local roads, services, amenities, houses and schools are not large enough.’
  • 174) ‘All the services, the roads, the car parks for the new passenger terminal and the cargo building will be completed in July.’
  • 175) ‘He was parked in the services at Rainton, near Ripon, when he was approached by a man who forced him to drive northbound up the A1.’
  • 176) ‘I point out that the wedding is a service of worship in which God is the focus and our goal is to please Him.’
  • 177) ‘One of the team's goals is to pray during worship services for the church's leaders and ministry.’
  • 178) ‘One tends to find greater respect for the liturgical nature of our common worship in Anglican services.’
  • 179) ‘Here his followers would gather in the mornings and afternoons for religious services.’
  • 180) ‘It is important to understand what pastors and religious leaders do in services of healing.’
  • 181) ‘His wife was trapped in the house and the intruders threatened to kill her if the worship service continued.’
  • 182) ‘Its worship services have hitherto been held in the garage of the pastor's home.’
  • 183) ‘He himself attended worship services at the first Protestant church in Mexico City, established not long after he took power.’
  • 184) ‘Therefore, his religious services in the morning and evening used to be a major event each day.’
  • 185) ‘Worship services held in Amish homes reaffirm the moral order of Amish life.’
  • 186) ‘Carolyn and bridegroom Richard Coombs were told their reception could not go ahead after the church marriage service.’
  • 187) ‘In response, the unions called off the mass memorial service that was originally scheduled last year.’
  • 188) ‘The service included hymns specially chosen by Ian's family, and prayers led by his father, Roy.’
  • 189) ‘In Iraq, British soldiers celebrated Easter in a series of regimental services at military bases in the country.’
  • 190) ‘They can also get access to a further 22 spaces in a nearby overflow car park during bigger services.’
  • 191) ‘The Archbishop led a short service, followed by a prayer of blessing and dedication for the new meeting facilities.’
  • 192) ‘A short service to commemorate the 50th anniversary of D-Day was held in Skipton and Settle.’
  • 193) ‘They had a short service in the town's Civic Hall before marching back through the park.’
  • 194) ‘A short prayer service will be held immediately afterwards in the church.’
  • 195) ‘Each donor received a copy of the page and memorial card, and was invited to the short remembrance service at the Dumers Lane hospice.’
  • 196) ‘It had failed to refill the gearbox with oil during the pre-delivery service of the car.’
  • 197) ‘I had to take my car in for a service after squash and had meant to check under the seats in case it had slipped out of my pocket, but forgot.’
  • 198) ‘By some good fortune we made it to Vals on time, then proceeded to our hotel where we had a bite to eat and then gave the car a service with Jim and the gang.’
  • 199) ‘The claimants issued their writ and effected service in accordance with their undertakings.’
  • 200) ‘All steps required for service of the document shall be effected as soon as possible.’
  • 201) ‘There is an email address which has been used to communicate with him as well as the formal service of his last known address.’
  • 202) ‘There was nothing to prevent personal service on the Defendants at Wentworth Drive, the address given on the Claim Form.’
  • 203) ‘Personal service of a summons to witness upon Perry was the correct way to compel his attendance to be examined.’
  • 204) ‘He was reimbursed only a small amount on account of his disbursements for the use of his car in servicing the machines.’
  • 205) ‘The electrical and plumbing systems were checked, a new gas boiler was installed, the lifts were serviced and repaired, and the fire safety equipment was also checked and repaired or replaced.’
  • 206) ‘You may get a locally trained technician to service the machines and robotics.’
  • 207) ‘Ensure that your car is regularly serviced and check your tyre pressures regularly.’
  • 208) ‘You will need to have the car taken to the garage that services your fleet vehicle.’
  • 209) ‘Chris has done all the outside maintenance and ground care and even taught himself how to service tractors in order to save costs!’
  • 210) ‘Hugin was held by the Commission to be in breach of Article 86 by refusing to supply spare parts for its cash registers to Liptons, which competed with Hugin in servicing Hugin's machines.’
  • 211) ‘Flanik's father, who serviced vending machines as a side occupation, was shot to death during a robbery when Flanik was 14.’
  • 212) ‘The ability to service his machines properly and promptly is also important to Roaden.’
  • 213) ‘When he first set up in business he serviced washing machines and vacuum cleaners, but soon moved over to specialising in selling light fittings and lamp shades.’
  • 214) ‘For one week he worked for a tailor, then was employed as a kitchen hand, later drove a truck, serviced machinery and sold construction equipment.’
  • 215) ‘Abrey advised people not to wait for the summer to service their machines but rather to do them in winter.’
  • 216) ‘The aircraft were serviced, checked over carefully and winterized before being ferried north.’
  • 217) ‘We had the rear brake serviced by Magura during a tech seminar, and it performed excellently.’
  • 218) ‘Be sure that there is a program in place to review and service vehicles prior to each use.’
  • 219) ‘I am amazed at the number of farmers who have not serviced their tractor in 2003.’
  • 220) ‘Make sure gas appliances are serviced regularly.’
  • 221) ‘Kruger urged motorists to use their cars sensibly, have their vehicles serviced regularly and form lift clubs where possible.’
  • 222) ‘While in the Senior service Mr Allingham serviced aircraft and acted as a spotter for submarines and mines during the Battle of Jutland.’
  • 223) ‘He had his motorcycle serviced by the respondent.’
  • 224) ‘The areas serviced by the transport initiative include Scartaglen, Firies, Brosna, Kilflynn, Ballylongford and Knockanure.’
  • 225) ‘It should be located in areas well serviced by public transportation and provide a variety of services close by.’
  • 226) ‘The department has never depended on Wasa for water in the areas serviced by the salt water main system.’
  • 227) ‘Other cities only allow new development in areas already serviced by mass transit.’
  • 228) ‘Rural areas are serviced by a thinly spread system of aid posts and small health centers.’
  • 229) ‘Local shops servicing a small area reduce the need to travel.’
  • 230) ‘They only agreed to start servicing the area after numerous calls from the residents there, Singh said.’
  • 231) ‘The pipeline will service rural areas en route and will enable new group water schemes to go ahead.’
  • 232) ‘The air carried only the faintest whiff of sewage, as this section serviced a wealthy area of the city and was consequently well maintained.’
  • 233) ‘It complements other public services, such as the transport system that services it.’
  • 234) ‘The last step is to ascertain the actual cost of construction of the Northway in the area being serviced.’
  • 235) ‘The area is well serviced by a number of bus routes.’
  • 236) ‘The estate is serviced by well constructed roads, and one can see electricity lines running through the site.’
  • 237) ‘Previously Lawley and Orange Farm were serviced by the fire station in Eldorado Park, some eight kilometres away’
  • 238) ‘Local areas are well serviced by trains and buses.’
  • 239) ‘Each of these areas is well serviced by tram, bus and underground metro line.’
  • 240) ‘Most roads and bridges servicing plantations were washed out.’
  • 241) ‘Obviously some time was spent on marketing efforts to find new sites, to set up new sites and to service old sites.’
  • 242) ‘There are a number of bus routes servicing the area, including a feeder bus service direct from Blackrock Dart station.’
  • 243) ‘The majority of these houses are far too scattered to be serviced by public transport, she added.’
  • 244) ‘We have 84,000 people who will be serviced by that organisation.’
  • 245) ‘Instead, the national debt is simply serviced with the amount of interest paid in any year being a function of the size of the debt and the interest rates on the appropriate debt instruments.’
  • 246) ‘Remember it is pointless keeping too much surplus money in a savings account if you are also servicing debt at a higher rate of interest.’
  • 247) ‘Therefore, countries had to increase production of commodities in order to service their debts.’
  • 248) ‘Negative numbers can mean the company is servicing debt but can also mean the company is making dividend payments and stock repurchases, which investors might be glad to see.’
  • 249) ‘Deutsche Bank expresses concern at the association's ability to service the escalating debt.’
  • 250) ‘It is then that Jane reads about how bulls never service the same cow twice.’
  • 251) ‘The queen bee is serviced by her male drones, and then she kills them off one by one.’
  • 252) ‘It has been known for one male to service 40 females, but it all depends on his size and strength.’
  • 253) ‘Almost all the world's big owners, including the Queen and the Aga Khan, send their horses to be serviced at Coolmore.’
  • 254) ‘The farmer then gauges the progress by the number of ewes with coloured hindquarters, indicating which of his flock have been serviced.’
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