take delivery of


: to receive (something that is being delivered)
The city will take delivery of the vehicles tomorrow.

Examples of take delivery of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The average Soviet citizen typically waited years to take delivery of a small Zhiguli – based on a Fiat design – while the more substantial Volga sedan was mainly reserved for official use. Fred Weir, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Sep. 2023 Hertz spokesperson Lauren Luster said the company expects to have about 10,000 GM EVs in its fleet by year-end and will continue to steadily take delivery of a range of EV models from GM in 2024 and beyond. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, 18 Aug. 2023 Even people who take delivery of new apartments are often reluctant to spend money on painting and furnishing. Keith Bradsher, New York Times, 17 Apr. 2023 News of reduced output in Shanghai comes on the heels of last week’s report that Tesla was offering US consumers a $7,500 discount to take delivery of its two highest-volume models before year-end, combining to intensify concerns that demand is ebbing. Time, 27 Dec. 2022 By the end of next year, Alaska expects to take delivery of another 43 MAXs and will at that point have retired all the Airbus jets inherited from its merger with Virgin America. Dominic Gates, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Oct. 2022 Plus, visiting the capital of Qatar was more than Gulfstream just throwing a dart at the map: Qatar Airways Group is its launch customer and plans to take delivery of the first G700, which has a list price of $78 million, next year. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 2 Sep. 2021 Fields said the adjacent site will be the future home to warehousing, parts suppliers, a customer center to take delivery of new vehicles and perhaps a Rivian farm-to-factory agricultural operation to feed plant workers. Robert Channick, chicagotribune.com, 16 Apr. 2021 Including all its options Southwest could take delivery of more than 600 of the jets by 2031. Chris Isidore, CNN, 29 Mar. 2021 See More

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“Take delivery of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20delivery%20of. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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