How to say serve in Finnish sɜrv

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palvella

serve(verb)

to work for a person etc eg as a servant

He served his master for forty years.

tarjoilla

serve(verb)

to distribute food etc or supply goods

She served the soup to the guests; Which shop assistant served you (with these goods)?

käydä

serve(verb)

to be suitable for a purpose

This upturned bucket will serve as a seat.

palvella

serve(verb)

to perform duties, eg as a member of the armed forces

He served (his country) as a soldier for twenty years; I served on the committee for five years.

kärsiä

serve(verb)

to undergo (a prison sentence)

He served (a sentence of) six years for armed robbery.

syöttö

serve(noun)

act of serving (a ball).

syöttää

serve(verb)

in tennis and similar games, to start the play by throwing up the ball etc and hitting it

He served the ball into the net; Is it your turn to serve?


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