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service man

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n service man a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
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Quotations

  • John F. Kennedy
    John%20F.%20Kennedy
    “A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living.”
  • Leslie Stephen
    Leslie Stephen
    “Every man who says frankly and fully what he thinks is doing a public service.”
  • Mark Caine
    Mark Caine
    “The successful man doesn't use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service.”
  • William Hale White
    William Hale White
    “Blessed are they who heal us of self-despising. Of all services which can be done to man, I know of none more precious.”
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    “I know of no great man except those who have rendered great services to the human race.”

Usage

In literature:

Roger Williams was an admirable man for service of this kind.
"By England's Aid" by G. A. Henty
In the morning when he goes out to business a man should wear a plain serviceable suit of the prevailing cut.
"Book of Etiquette, Volume 2" by Lillian Eichler Watson
These orders given, the young man dismounted a chasseur and took his horse, selecting the one he thought most serviceable.
"The Companions of Jehu" by Alexandre Dumas, père
He was a good man, a great brave, and I have since learned, died in his country's service.
"Autobiography of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or Black Hawk" by Black Hawk
One time another service man and I went to church there.
"The Biography of a Rabbit" by Roy Benson
The sister who played the organ aroused such intense enthusiasm, that not a single man regretted that he had come to the service.
"The Thirteen" by Honore de Balzac
Wands came this time, a lank, sandy, silent man, grown gray as a rat in the service of the Siwards.
"The Fighting Chance" by Robert W. Chambers
He tells me that Gerald is a marked man in the Service now.
"First Plays" by A. A. Milne
I could be of some little service to you if you go to Rome, which, after all, every man ought to do.
"Lothair" by Benjamin Disraeli
If this is so, it is a great loss to the service: he was a man of iron resolution in underwater attack.
"Diary of a U-Boat Commander" by Anonymous
A man less staunch and loyal might have thrown over so profitless a service.
"The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series" by Rafael Sabatini
They were to live on a crust and give themselves to the service of man.
"The History of David Grieve" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
He was an uncomfortable sort of man, and had not been in the service.
"The Possessed" by Fyodor Dostoevsky
There is not a man in the service does not know it, save those in the last gazette.
"Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Charles Lever
This is the man to whom I was first engaged, and who dedicated his life to the service of God, when I left him.
"The Road to Damascus" by August Strindberg
The one man is Lord Donal Stirling, of the Diplomatic Service, whose name is no doubt familiar to you.
"Jennie Baxter, Journalist" by Robert Barr
The man was named Grim, and he was a warrior in the service of Erik Bloodaxe, the ruler in those parts.
"Olaf the Glorious" by Robert Leighton
There may be a blessed partnership between the man of money and the man of service.
"Quiet Talks with World Winners" by S. D. Gordon
No man does great service for God till he gets sin into its proportion in his perspective.
"Quiet Talks about Jesus" by S. D. Gordon
Well might the Master want to win such a man for service' sake.
"Quiet Talks on Prayer" by S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon
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In poetry:

Yet had a man,
A man of those whom Nature daily fashions,
Done you this service, he to you had seemed,
Had been an angel.
"Nathan The Wise - Act I" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
They see, wide on the eternal way,
The services of earth, the life of man;
And, listening to the magic cry they say:
"It is the note of Pan!"
"Favorites of Pan" by Archibald Lampman
Not such the service the benignant Father
Requireth at His earthly children's hands
Not the poor offering of vain rites, but rather
The simple duty man from man demands.
"Worship" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Man is the worlds high Priest: he doth present
The sacrifice for all; while they below
Unto the service mutter an assent,
Such as springs use that fall, and windes that blow.
"Providence" by George Herbert
The third, perchance a narrow plot, whereon
The Man-child stood and served his fellow-men,
And loved the service better than a throne,
And where the suffering world loved him again.
"Sacred Places" by Annie Adams Fields
He was a man of great intellect and genius bright,
And ever faithful to his Queen by day and by night,
And always foremost in a political fight;
And for his services to mankind, God will him requite.
"The Burial of Mr. Gladstone" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Bossier Sheriff Larry Deen says a Bossier businessman was arrested Monday afternoon for swindling thousands of dollars from customers after they paid for swimming pools or barns, only to have the man never deliver on the services.
NATO says a man in an Afghan police uniform shot and killed an international service member in southern Afghanistan on Sunday.
About.me AOL's online profile service, About.me, is pretty much the old man of these kinds of sites, having launched back in 2009.
Lou Burgelin was one busy man and the ultimate multi-tasker when it came to community service.
COLUMBIA — MU's Brian Houston is using a $2.4 million grant he received from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to help victims with the long-term effects of man-made and natural disasters.
A Jackson Township man was arrested by the US Marshals Service after police say he failed to pay for $223,409 worth of catalytic converter parts, according to a Northern York County Regional Police news release.
A northeast Ohio man who was one of the first blacks to serve in the US Marine Corps has been honored by his country nearly 70 years after his service ended.
No one was injured in the fire at Brown Avenue Auto Sales and Service, 1302 W 26th St, said a man who was inside the building when the fire was first spotted at about 1:30 pm Friday.
A man who provided janitorial services at Thermo Fisher Scientific has been charged in the death of an employee.
Man feels SC offering the " lite " version of Experian's services.
Postal Service defends mail carrier who stepped around man who died.
ASHTABULA, Ohio — A northeast Ohio man who was one of the first blacks to serve in the US Marine Corps has been honored by his country nearly 70 years after his service ended.
The US Marshal 's Service is asking for the public's help in locating a man with an extensive criminal history that they say frequents the City of Utica.
BEDFORD — A 19-year-old Bedford man told police that he met a woman in the 2600 block of R Street Friday morning with intentions of "purchasing services" from her.
Man feels SC offering the "lite" version of Experian's services.
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In science:

Trillas, editors, Proceedings of the 2nd World Conf. on Mathematics at the Service of Man, Las Palmas (Canary Island) Spain, pages 146–153.
Random Generation and Approximate Counting of Combinatorial Structures
If Google, for example, were to offer all of its services over SSL/TLS and users exclusively visited https://google.com rather than the http version, the man-in-the-middle would be unable to put the hostile JavaScript into the web page.
Attacks on Local Searching Tools
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