CET4 TEM4 考 研 TOEFL CET6
- customer (n.)
- late 14c., "customs official;" later "buyer" (early 15c.), from Anglo-French custumer, from Medieval Latin custumarius, from Latin consuetudinarius (see custom (n.)). More generalized meaning "a person with whom one has dealings" emerged 1540s; that of "a person to deal with" (usually wth an adjective, tough, etc.) is by 1580s. In Shakespeare, the word also can mean "prostitute."
- 1. In some stores we were undermanned and customer service was suffering.
- 2. It does not matter one whit to the customer.
- 3. Several manufacturers are also nibbling away at Ford's traditional customer base.
- 4. As one former customer said cynically, "He's probably pocketed the difference!"
- 5. The owners of the store have stepped up customer mailings.
[ customer 造句 ]