service


service
01. In many countries, young men have to do military [service] for months or even years when they become adults.
02. His inability to speak French has limited his advancement in the federal public [service].
03. We didn't leave a tip for the waiter because the [service] was really terrible.
04. My dad [served] with the U.N. in the Middle East as part of Denmark's contribution to the U.N. peacekeeping force.
05. Would you like me to [serve] the wine now?
06. My living room also [serves] as my office for doing my lesson plans.
07. There was only one small well to [serve] the water needs of the entire village.
08. The postal [service] in this country is really bad.
09. We have found that providing better customer [service] results in increased sales.
10. Do you know if there is bus [service] between the airport and the ferry?
11. Descartes once said, "Each problem that I solved became a rule which [served] afterwards to solve other problems."
12. Muhammed Ali once said that [service] to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
13. There is a Danish proverb which observes that unwilling [service] earns no thanks.
14. According to a survey of 8,500 business travelers, 37 percent said they would trade frequent-flyer points for better [service] from airlines.
15. The New York Headquarters of the United Nations requires the [services] of 4,500 people.
16. In 1937, the emergency 999 telephone [service] was established in London; more than 13,000 genuine calls were made in the first month.
17. It is estimated that there are 250 million children working in child [servitude] around the world.
18. Social [services] in many developing countries fall far below Western standards.
19. Nowadays, [service] industries, such as banking, transportation, and retail sales employ more people in this country than any other type of industry.
20. In Haiti, hymns are played on the radio and voodoo ceremonies are broadcast on television along with Christian [services].

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