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 Meanings and Examples of SERVICE
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service
 n.  act of dealing with customers in a shop, restaurant, etc.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Had a cabbage chanced to be so encountered, she had pressed it also into the service.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
2  With some of them, however, Chichikov was altogether unacquainted, since certain substitutes and supernumeraries had to be pressed into the service from among the ranks of the subordinate staff.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VII
3  Nor was he wrong in his calculations, for, within the space of a year, he had acquired what he could not have made during twenty years of non-fraudulent service.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
4  To my charge there has been committed the performance of another kind of service.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER I
5  Also, there came to hand information with regard both to Chichikov's purchase of dead souls and to his conniving at contraband goods during his service in the Customs Department.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
6  His father gave him up as a bad job, and let him go into the civil service.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
7  I am at your service, Anna Sergyevna.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
8  Bazarov walked as far as the copse, sat down in the shade at its edge, and only then disclosed to Piotr the nature of the service he expected of him.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
9  I used to be in the government service, but am no longer.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: I
10  Innumerable "romantics" attain later in life to considerable rank in the service.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: I
11  He never lent money to anyone, but I had, on entering the service, been specially recommended to him by an important personage who had got me my berth.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: I
12  Then there came other rumours--of his successes in the service.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: III
13  I shall be arrested, I shall be tried, I shall be dismissed from the service, thrown in prison, sent to Siberia.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: V
14  He's angry because so far I haven't made headway in the St. Petersburg service.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT II
15  Next year I am going to take my son to the capital to put him in government service.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT V
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The bill includes tax and service.
17  The train service to the capital is very good.
18  There's a shuttle service from the city center to the airport.
19  This shirt has certainly seen some service.
20  The payment will be refunded to you minus a small service charge.
21  As mentioned above, there is a service charge.
22  He had a long career in the civil service.
23  Her progression through the grades of the civil service had been rapid.
24  The figures provide concrete evidence of the bank's claim to provide the best service.
25  Your flight arrives in Malaga at ten o'clock where it connects with a coach service to your hotel.
26  Men in college were exempt from military service.
27  The commercial telephone service was no longer operative.
28  Sir Joseph's knighthood was the final feather in his cap after years of dedicated service to the community.
29  The community benefits from having an excellent health service.
30  Our professional service promises you a wedding without compare.