How to say serve in Russian sɜrv

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работать прислугой

serve(verb)

to work for a person etc eg as a servant

He served his master for forty years.

разносить; обслуживать

serve(verb)

to distribute food etc or supply goods

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

служить

serve(verb)

to be suitable for a purpose

This upturned bucket will serve as a seat.

служить, исполнять обязанности

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.

отбывать (срок)

serve(verb)

to undergo (a prison sentence)

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

подача

serve(noun)

act of serving (a ball).

подавать

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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