The timing that served Pastras so well that he swam in the 2004 Athens Olympics at the age of just 18 has deserted him.
But Davis argues that Britain did so only when it realized it served its “national honor.”
He will succeed Rudy DeLeon, who served as Deputy Secretary of Defense in the Clinton administration.
They served on panels together and were heavyweights on various committees seeking to set the regulatory and stock market agenda.
Friends of mine that served there with USAID find it difficult to point to lasting impacts.
These should be cooked like sirloin, and served with the same accompaniments.
This trained neutrality of Mrs. Bines served her finely now.
This pudding may be served with a wine or sweet sauce (see Sauces).
She was quite unable to repress a vulgar interest in the menials that served her.
It may also be served with cream sauce, or drawn butter with lemon juice.
"found guilty, convicted; ordered to be punished or transported; beaten," 1811, slang past participle adjective from serve (v.).
late 12c., "to render habitual obedience to," also "minister, give aid, give help," from Old French servir "to do duty toward, show devotion to; set table, serve at table; offer, provide with," from Latin servire "be a servant, be in service, be enslaved;" figuratively "be devoted; be governed by; comply with; conform; flatter," originally "be a slave," related to servus "slave," perhaps from Etruscan (cf. Etruscan proper names Servi, Serve, Latinized as Servius).
By c.1200 also as "to be in the service of, perform a service for; attend upon, be personal servant to; be a slave; owe allegiance to; officiate at Mass or other religious rites;" from early 13c. as "set food at table;" mid-14c. as "to wait on (customers)." From late 14c. as "treat (someone or something) in some fashion." To serve (someone) right "to treat as he deserves" is recorded from 1580s.
He no schuld neuer wondSense of "be useful, be beneficial, be suitable for a purpose or function" is from early 14c.; that of "take the place or meet the needs of, be equal to the task" is from late 14c.; that of "suffice" is from mid-15c. Meaning "render active military service" is from 1510s. Sporting sense, in tennis, badminton, etc., first recorded 1580s. Legal sense "present" (a writ, warrant,etc.), "give legal notice of" is from early 15c.
To seruen him fro fot to hond
["Amis and Amiloun," c.1330]
1680s, in sports (tennis, etc.), from serve (v.).