department


department
01. If you buy your gifts at a Japanese [department] store, they will be wrapped for you by a clerk.
02. Most networks link computers within a limited area, such as within a [department].
03. My children always got excited looking at the toys in the [department] store catalogs at Christmas time.
04. The Wal-Mart [department] store chain is probably the most profitable retail business in the world.
05. In 1995, a [department] store in Seoul, Korea collapsed, killing 502 people.
06. We called the fire [department] when we saw smoke coming out of the window of our neighbor's house.
07. She is currently working for the government in the [Department] of Finance.
08. You need to get a permit from the fire [department] in order to have a beach fire.
09. After realizing that his car had been stolen, he immediately phoned the police [department].
10. Toaster ovens can be found on the third floor in the appliances [department].
11. According to a report from the [Department] of Finance, interest rates are expected to rise somewhat in the new year.
12. She teaches in the biology [department] at the university here in town.
13. The patient had to go to different [departments] in the hospital for all kinds of tests.
14. He went to visit his grandmother in the cancer [department] of the hospital, but she had been sent home.
15. We have sent your application to the Personnel [Department], where it will be kept on file.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:
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