be of service


: to be helpful or useful to someone
I am glad to be of service.

Examples of be of service in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Therefore, the staff must unite to be of service — not only to their customers, but to each other as well. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 21 June 2023 Mansilla’s faith led him to be of service to people. Ayana Archie, The Courier-Journal, 22 Oct. 2021 The arc is really exciting for someone who has always wanted to be of service. Jennifer Maas, Variety, 24 May 2022 This mandate — to both serve and be of service — has been intrinsic to the Vroman’s charter for more than a century. Lynell George, Los Angeles Times, 14 Apr. 2022 Big Hero 6 is getting another spinoff with Baymax!, in which the adorable but somewhat useless marshmallow attempts to be of service to humankind. Natalie Lin, Vulture, 14 Jan. 2022 There is no greater joy than to be of service to others. Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Nov. 2020 The full moon in Virgo occurs on March 18, asking us to be of service to others. Lisa Stardust,, 1 Mar. 2022 The routing will flow from planetary capital to nonhumans and from them on to the human communities and scientists who are best able to be of service to them. J.m. Ledgard, Wired, 12 May 2021 See More

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“Be of service.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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