How to say serve in French sɜrv

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servir

serve(verb)

to work for a person etc eg as a servant

He served his master for forty years.

servir

serve(verb)

to distribute food etc or supply goods

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

servir (de)

serve(verb)

to be suitable for a purpose

This upturned bucket will serve as a seat.

servir;être membre de

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.

purger (une peine)

serve(verb)

to undergo (a prison sentence)

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

service

serve(noun)

act of serving (a ball).

servir

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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