Meaning of POST in English

POST

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cabinet post (= a job in a cabinet )

She accepted a cabinet post with the new Conservative government.

a teaching job/post

I was soon to take up my first teaching post.

an observation post/point (= a place from where you can observe something )

The peak of the mountain was a natural location for an observation post.

as deaf as a post informal (= completely deaf )

He won’t hear you - he’s as deaf as a post.

be/get lost in the post BrE, be/get lost in the mail American English

The parcel must have got lost in the post.

catch the post British English (= post letters in time for them to be collected that day )

command post

ex post facto law

fill a post/position/vacancy etc

Women fill 35% of senior management positions.

Thank you for your letter. Unfortunately, the vacancy has already been filled.

The UK should find another weapon to fill the same role .

first-class stamp/mail/post etc

frontier town/area/post etc (= a town etc on a frontier )

hold the post/position/office etc (of sth)

She was the first woman to hold the office of Australian state premier.

The governor had held the post since 1989.

last post

observation post

parcel post

post a letter British English , mail a letter American English

Could you post this letter for me?

post an advertisement (= put it on a website )

The agency has posted an advertisement on its website for graduates to work overseas.

post bail ( also put up bail ) (= pay an amount of money to be allowed to stay out of prison )

He had to post bail of US$100,000 before he could fly home to Canada.

post doctoral

post doctoral research

post office box

post office

post sth on a website (= put something there )

She posted the photos on her website.

registered post

report/post a profit (= officially announce a profit )

The company reported net profits of $3.6 million for fiscal year 2006.

resign your post/position/office

He later resigned his post as Minister of Energy.

send sth by post/sea/air etc

Monday is the last day to send cards by post to arrive by Christmas.

staging post

a staging post on the flight from Australia

take up a post/a position/duties etc

The headteacher takes her duties up in August.

trading post

a remote trading post in the Yukon

winning post

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

administrative

Father Richard, who holds several administrative posts within the Benedictine order as well as being a parish priest, is a trained lawyer.

All appointments to military and administrative posts were in the gift of the Grand Prince.

A highly qualified horticulturist found his responsible and mainly administrative post terribly exhausting after his hearing became impaired.

Some former students have taken up administrative posts in various public and private enterprises and in the civil service and local government.

Appointments to administrative posts in government departments, public enterprises and other state bureaus are controlled by the appropriate party committee.

For the next twelve years he held various administrative posts in Bombay.

far

Micky Bennett's free-kick was flicked on by Gary Blissett and Allon steered the ball in at the far post .

Savio came down the left side, with Alexi Lalas marking him and crossed the ball to the far post .

Reads the game well, makes many timely interventions on the far post in defence.

As Savio got close to the end line, he crossed the ball to the far post .

David Batty sent over a teasing cross and from beyond the far post Platt got in a powerful header.

He pumped the ball over to the far post where Whitton finished off, heading past Alan Kelly from eight yards.

It emerged at the far post where McGoldrick slid in to score his seventh goal of the season.

Jason Brummell clipped a free-kick over the defence and Gary Traviss hit a superb volley just inside the far post .

important

In 1750 she married Charles Dalrymple, local landowner and Sheriff-Clerk of Ayrshire, an important post at that time.

Marvin was only thirty-nine, very young to be given such an important post as director of the National Security Council.

That did not make him a great writer, nor did that fact prevent his holding an important literary post .

Once elected, he had too many job-hungry party supporters to waste important posts on political rivals.

For most of the time he combined this with the very important post of deputy treasurer-at-wars.

Franco's concern with internal equilibrium was also reflected in the occupants of what were arguably the two most important cabinet posts .

It would be damaging if the central government was seen to determine such an important post .

Hilduin's kinsmen held important ecclesiastical posts in the heart of the empire.

key

Cobham might adorn a diplomatic mission but would surely mismanage a key political post such as that of Canterbury's archbishopric.

Bill Clinton is scouring lists of eligible Republicans to take over key administration posts that have been held by Democrats.

Chief Constable Frank Taylor plans to employ civilians in key posts releasing more officers for patrol duties.

But they also say the United States seems to assume that it should not have to compete for the key posts .

There is also likely to be ring fencing of some key posts .

The National Gallery's incoming director, Mr Powell, has several key curatorial posts to fill.

It is also a key staging post on the route of birds travelling between Siberia and Australasia.

military

This commemorates the creation in 1829 of a political and military post to govern the islands.

Deng was made senior deputy premier and soon added party and military posts .

However, he formally accepted the appointment on April 7 after resigning his military posts .

When she first arrived, she had thought the place as orderly as a military post .

All appointments to military and administrative posts were in the gift of the Grand Prince.

near

Silvinho swung the ball in at pace to the near post , where Chris Armstrong glanced it into his own net.

Norbury crossed with an overhead kick and Dublin stabbed a close-range shot inside the near post .

The ball rolls slowly inside the near post .

Paul Bosvelt's cross to the near post appeared to be converted by Kluivert and was credited as such by the referee.

More information is available from your nearest post office.

Palace spurned numerous chances before Coleman headed in Southgate's cross at the near post after 56 minutes.

Molby swung in the free-kick and Saunders met it perfectly with his head on the near post to score a spectacular goal.

Ripley beat Paul Parker on the left, cut inside and hit a low cross to the near post .

new

However the appointment of staff to fill the new posts meant that our overall complement was little changed and consciences were salved.

A new post of vice chairman was created, and freshman Sen.

In his new post Stewart displayed enthusiasm and flair.

Friends of Ickes hoped his efforts would earn him a prestigious new post .

If in his new post as security overseer he can reduce crime, well and good.

He chafes at the pomp and security that has descended on him with his new post .

Charlies leaving the show to take up his new post at the Kings almost at once.

senior

But he so impressed bosses they asked him to apply for the more senior post of general marketing director.

Unlike previous prime ministers he has had no real experience in government, running a ministry or serving in a senior post .

The Federal Chancellor's Office is the largest Federal ministry in terms of senior posts .

Clinton has subsequently named more than 100 gays and lesbians to senior posts .

The senior house officer post is a good place to start.

Even there, senior and management posts go disproportionately to men.

Indeed, it is evident that women were also under-represented in senior posts and concentrated in the lower posts available.

The proportion of women who hold senior political posts remains low.

staging

Not much of any importance until it became a staging post on the London to Brighton turnpike in the eighteenth.

This was, I kept telling myself, just a staging post .

In all these areas, stations played a vital role as the staging posts of industrial supply and demand.

They are the vital staging post for millions of birds migrating between Siberia and Australasia.

The new charters were to be a staging post .

Certainly Snaith Priory was a staging post for pilgrims travelling from Lincoln to York, as recorded on the altar kneelers.

trading

Others had grown up around old-established trading posts , such as those on the Gold Coast or in Sierra Leone.

They realised the strategic importance of the site and used it as a naval base and trading post .

winning

They made it to the winning post fairly creditably.

It was famous as the winning post of boat races from Westminster Bridge.

Less than 50 yards from the winning post , the horse unaccountably staggered, collapsed to the ground, and failed to finish.

Bite the Bullet continued to drift left-handed as the winning post raced towards them.

Rushing Wild's jockey, Richard Dunwoody, gave Dwyer a pat on the back a few yards after the winning post .

The tell-tale noises were close, but so was the winning post - or was it?

■ NOUN

border

McCready had watched him enter the corridor between the two border posts , then lost sight of him.

The border post formalities are quickly completed.

But yesterday at the Hendaye border post , near Bayonne, lorries were passing freely without any form of control.

command

A command post was operating in Rukaramu.

The demonic forces have their command post in the basement offices of the psychology department.

Regrouping at the Colonel's command post began around 0300 hours, 90 minutes after landing.

The occasional sound of small-arms fire punctuated the lunchtime action at the company command post .

The government forces concentrated their efforts on the destruction of the Mbari command post .

We got three bunkered command posts destroyed here.

The living room was fitted as a command post with radio and large-scale maps on the wall.

My office became the temporary command post .

fence

Soldier impaled on fence post tells how he survived.

The legs of those who stood were like fence posts driven into a warm, squirming, farting, sighing earth.

He was beaten with a fence post and stabbed.

Our big thing here recently in the Southwest is displaying boots on fence posts along the highways.

Huge pyres of old railway sleepers and fence posts are being built to burn the bodies.

I would have been great as a chef, a Mandarin actor, or a fence post .

Patrick leaned in satisfaction on a fence post .

On the right is a worker painting bowling pins the size of fence posts .

lamp

They told him they had heard that the doctor had managed to avoid them all by driving into the lamp post .

On the artificial turf of the Superdome, Smith raced around him as if he were a lamp post on Bourbon Street.

The other should be on if the image includes a lamp post .

One blooming lamp post at the corner and that's it.

Swerved and crashed into a lamp post .

They're better than lamp posts and that, cos trees grow out of the ground, so they're extra special like.

The populace took comfort in the fact that the law was unenforceable; there simply weren't enough lamp posts .

On the third lesson the defendant drove negligently and hit a lamp post .

observation

Capt. Warr found an excellent observation post , but our party was not so successful.

The bright red Infobox, a temporary three-story structure, provides a handy observation post .

It was some kind of an observation post or mast.

There could be other events, like the flamethrower attack on an observation post farther along the border.

The police stations were like forts, with enormous wire fences and armoured observation posts , but so what?

He had found the observation post two miles beyond the outer rim of the Jabal Hamrin.

My day is over, but the soldiers on the line will continue to man observation posts and patrol throughout the night.

office

The post office's financial viability rests on its investment product, the good old post office savings book.

By 1888, the Contention City post office closed; other communities followed.

Any post office receipts for registered mail should be gummed into a special book kept for that purpose. 5.

Credit card payments are now accepted at nearly every post office .

Until her marriage in 1903 she worked in post offices in Buckinghamshire, Essex, and Hampshire.

An account can be opened at any post office with a minimum of £5.

There is still a post office .

Some found jobs in the post office .

teaching

Some former course members have since obtained fulltime teaching posts in adult education.

Local Management of Schools also raises the problem of how extensively and at what costs a teaching post should be advertised?

Julie Jack, emeritus fellow in philosophy, was appointed to a teaching post at King's College, Cambridge.

His father had been accepted for a teaching post .

And several teaching posts may also go.

Everyone in the profession is aware that some people can be absent from teaching posts and not be missed.

A prestigious teaching post at Winchester had been terminated abruptly some years before, and Hugo had failed to hold another since.

war

A comparison with the position of young people at other stages in the post war period helps to put this in context.

During the post war period there have been a number of studies of the transition from school to work.

I have no date for the 3d ticket but it could be post war .

He did inherit the assets of the Company post war , but took the projects no further.

The immediate post war period was also when the practice of retirement at around age 65 became almost universal among manual workers.

The great boom of the war years had passed and the docks were settling down to the post war doldrums.

■ VERB

accept

No entry will be accepted after last post on Wednesday September 30, 1992.

Credit card payments are now accepted at nearly every post office.

But will Reilly now accept the post ?

It was often difficult to persuade able men to accept diplomatic posts in distant capitals.

After the restoration of democracy in 1994 he returned and accepted the post of adviser to President Rene

apply

The same applies for the post of Sun Microsystems Computer Corp's vice president of marketing.

Three of the committee members have applied for council posts , negating their earlier commitments not to.

I applied for the occasional post that I thought might be interesting, but never heard anything back.

Students are eligible for a loan during the sandwich or placement year and may apply by post .

Originally I'd hoped to apply for Scale 2 posts ... but there are very few jobs, now.

A similar procedure should be applied to all research posts .

Pregnancy is acceptable, but should a woman lose her baby she will lose her right to apply for such a post .

They became close friends, and when Arnet died in 1728 Hooper applied for the vacant post .

appoint

Melancia, who had been appointed to the post in mid-1987, had been implicated in a financial scandal in February 1990.

She had been appointed to big post in State Department there.

Eric Connor has been appointed to the new post of director of resources at Northern Electric's operational director's department.

Lahoud, formerly commander in chief of the army, uses officers he has appointed to key posts as his power base.

Cumin makes the significant point that employers appoint school leavers to posts before examination results are known in any case.

Julie Jack, emeritus fellow in philosophy, was appointed to a teaching post at King's College, Cambridge.

Until a generation ago it was not uncommon for a successful parish church organist to be appointed to a cathedral post .

arrive

The summons arrives in the post .

After they have arrived at their posts , however, disappointment and frustration sometimes set in.

Jot your entries on a postcard please, addressed to Caption Competition 1155 to arrive by first post on 27 March.

The International Speakers of the Co-Workers told me that cheques large and small arrive regularly in their post .

Entries must arrive by last post on Friday August 30, 1991.

Armed with these unpromising instructions he arrived and assumed his post on 31 August 1946.

A little parcel had arrived through the post that morning from the old people's home at Tower Hamlets.

Five days later, two official copies of the letter arrived by post .

create

In some cases schools have taken the opportunity offered by a delegated budget to create new posts .

Mr Milburn said the Labour party would create the post of an Environment Minister.

fill

However the appointment of staff to fill the new posts meant that our overall complement was little changed and consciences were salved.

MacDonald could scarcely find enough party stalwarts with the ability or experience to fill even the major posts .

The training council is now trying to recruit some one to fill the £45,000-a-year post .

She used to be with Grand Metropolitan and now, apparently, they've had to appoint men to fill her post .

Mr Ozal is now under pressure to seek agreement with the opposition on a suitably dignified figure to fill the post .

Also, when does the right hon. and learned Gentleman hope to fill the post of Director of Public Prosecutions?

Staff are also seconded to fill established posts in geological survey departments in the developing nations of the Commonwealth.

hit

Both West Ham and Leeds had good chances to score with Pemberton hitting the post during the second half.

An open-net, point-blank shot from 5 feet out hit the post in the third period.

It was only a month ago that the index hit a post crash high of 2,423.9.

Gretzky just missed adding another goal in the third, when he hit the left post at 4: 28.

The whole ground groaned as Mike hit the post .

Earlier, Craggs had kicked a penalty and then hit the post when attempting to convert Steve Towns' try.

Pemberton hit the post from a long way out for Leeds.

I thought that maybe, with the ribber on half pitch, the transfer needle had hit a ribber sinker post .

hold

He also holds the posts of Prime Minister and Defence Minister.

House Republican Conference rules prohibit a censured lawmaker from being a committee chairman or holding a leadership post .

Floirat remained attached to his native region and had held the mayor's post in Nailhac since 1959.

He currently holds the post of chief operating officer.

Two of the ministers particularly distinguished themselves by holding the post for a six-month period.

That did not make him a great writer, nor did that fact prevent his holding an important literary post .

Though he holds no official post , he is seen as the most influential politician in the state.

leave

I thought that Duncan Nichol was leaving his post as chief executive of the health service in June.

Because utmost vigilance was required of him, he was reluctant to leave his post for any length of time.

Officials have been accused of massive theft of government funds in the months before leaving their posts .

Oengo chose to become a pastor, and left his university post without compensation.

listen

Hides and footpaths give close views and there are listening posts and a tap rail for handicapped visitors.

In 1963 two more of the second-generation seaborne listening posts were commissioned.

One former employee of the Kirknewton listening post explained the routine: Intercepted telegrams came through on telex machines.

At night, we would go on ambush patrol or sit in a foxhole or listening post .

Smaller listening posts were located at Guam.

It was capable of duplicating everything those listening posts could do.

lose

Probably got lost in the post .

Felix Gromov, 60, who not only lost his post but was dismissed from the navy.

If you cut too much, the context could be lost when the original post is deleted.

He remembers, Afterward Wu lost his academic post because of Red Guard reports.

Even then, they can lose the post for the most bizarre reasons.

offer

The number of funded vacancies may be insufficient for all of them to be offered full-time posts .

He returned to Hopkins after Blalock offered him a post in the art department.

He was more interested in offering the post to John Lloyd, one of the most respected journalists on the Financial Times.

He was offered the post of clerk to the Privy Council or of Ambassador to Savoy.

Six seats would be allocated to Taylor, who was offered the post of Speaker and could make nominations for the cabinet.

Following Bennett's withdrawal a number of other candidates had been unsuccessfully approached until Yeutter was offered the post on Jan. 3.

Morris wrote endlessly and was even offered the post of poet laureate.

It is understood that he would have liked to have been offered the post of Leader of the House.

remain

Its first act, on Tuesday, was to oblige Kinnock to remain in his post until 18 July.

Many of the remaining posts are shabby, unsafe and ill-equipped.

Mr Hodac remains in his post until a replacement is appointed.

Let them remain dumb as a post .

Publicly, Mr Kinnock's closest colleagues were urging him to remain in post .

Arias had remained in the constitutional post of First Vice-President without attending Cabinet meetings.

All three staff remain in post .

resign

Iliescu resigned his party posts following his assumption of the presidency and asked Roman to form a government.

Bourne resigned his post over a controversy involving a prescription he wrote for a member of his staff.

Football League President Gordon McKeag is set to resign his post and stand again as an independent candidate.

From the wait-and-negotiate camp, Secretary of State Vance resigned his post in protest.

retain

Robertson retained his post as Minister of Information.

He has retained his post at the imperial court in Hue.

No doubt it was easier to reform it with Dzerzhihsky nut of Moscow, although he retained his post as head.

Nim retained his post as Vice-Minister of National Defence.

Gen. Oscar Botero, the Defence Minister under the previous regime, was retained in his post .

Cardoso de Mello retained her post .

return

One was returned by the post office and one other had been sent to an inappropriate student.

The military leader was returned to the post he first held from 1979 until 1991, when public discontent forced him out.

After the restoration of democracy in 1994 he returned and accepted the post of adviser to President Rene

The gendarmes returned to their posts as the crowd stood frozen in stunned silence.

Sister Andrew returned to her post .

send

Her Confidential File etc. has been sent via registered post .

Documentation is sent through the post when the software is downloaded.

All tickets sent by return post .

But it is illegal to import it, send it through the post or display it to the general public.

Fax or telex messages should therefore refer to the standard terms, but the terms themselves be sent by post .

Registration of mail is used when money or valuables are sent through the post .

Or if you're not going back to the hospital, it will be sent to you by post .

take

A niece took over the post office when she married, and it was moved to the present premises.

Hilton took over the post in 1966 from his father, company founder Conrad Hilton.

He will take up his new post next month.

Also, you can use this jig if you are taking your posts down and placing them on sawhorses.

Horsley cheerfully admitted when he took up the post of Chair that he knew nothing about newspapers.

Thomas F.. Birmingham, who has the secured the necessary votes to take over the post .

Soon afterwards his father took up a post as superintendent with the Electric Telegraph Company in London.

Thomas Birmingham, a third-term legislator, is expected to take over the post .

teach

With half the teaching posts unfilled, only 60 % of children receive an education.

trade

Prices at the trading posts averaged nine times higher than back East.

The fort became a trading post that attracted a religiously diverse population.

And there's a new trading post in the museum.

Traders began encouraging Navajo women to weave rugs to trade for food and necessities at the trading post .

He was visiting one of our trading posts there, and never came back.

Almost immediately this treaty was transgressed by the construction of fortified trading posts on the Platte River and along the Oregon Trail.

win

Backed by the conservative establishment, Mr Rafsanjani stands alone among 29 reformers, who won the other posts .

It was that reputation for impartiality that in December 1995, won him the sensitive post of investigating Gingrich.

Lugar won the post in 1964 and found himself allied with the top vote-getter, a black woman.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be driven/pushed from pillar to post

by return (of post)

Any sent will be copied and sent back by return of post.

But Smith bailed them out by returning seven punts for a school-record 150 yards.

Companies are classified by returns , and all companies with an equivalent return have the same business risk.

Earlier this year, the Dole campaign alienated many Log Cabin members by returning a campaign contribution from the gay organization.

He was given 25 years but tried to negotiate a cut in his sentence by returning half of the stolen gold.

I end it by returning to those encounters.

Please answer by return of mail.

Professor Sano writes back by return mail.

express post/mail

A friend on the Examiner staff sent a supply of Combat by express mail.

Competition has forced drastic improvements in some areas, such as express mail.

Editing was done via express mail.

The thing will make phone calls, fax, send E-mail, post or express mail, address envelops and post reminders.

There are three principal product areas: letters, express mail and parcels.

pip sb at the post

relieve sb of their post/duties/command etc

second-class mail/post/stamp etc

First-class and second-class mail should be put through the machine on separate runs.

The quantity relative for second-class stamps is 140.0, indicating an increase in numbers bought of 40%.

the Post Office

A niece took over the post office when she married, and it was moved to the present premises.

He found him across the street from the post office.

I lived outside myself, trying to forget the shin, and think only of the post office at Reggane.

J., last year, when a man shot up the post office in a bizarre robbery.

Last month, the Post Office announced it was shedding 15,000 jobs.

She sent a registered letter and the Post Office sent her his signed receipt for it, dated May 18.

We will set performance targets for the Post Office and ensure they are published in all offices, together with results achieved.

the last post

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a fence post

Environmentalists supported Murphy as the best candidate for the director's post .

Her nightgown hung on a bed post .

Paul was opening his post when Margot phoned.

She has been offered the post of director of UNICEF.

Soldiers are not allowed to leave their posts.

the post of deputy environmental secretary

Was there any post for me this morning?

When he took up his present post at the BBC he was only 23.

When the post came, she searched anxiously for his scrawled handwriting.

You will receive the application form by post .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A niece took over the post office when she married, and it was moved to the present premises.

He had found the observation post two miles beyond the outer rim of the Jabal Hamrin.

It has been increased by 27 posts.

The post was duly advertised and an appointment was made from the end of June.

The tarp rolled askew, one end wrapped around the goal post .

When headmen's posts became vacant, many were sold by the chief headmen to the highest bidder.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

abroad

It should be noted that the majority of employees posted abroad are men although the number of women executive expatriates is increasing.

The Centre for International Briefing runs residential courses for those due to be posted abroad .

■ NOUN

account

On 7 March he entertained at the hotel - the bill No. 216 amounting to £16.50 was posted to his account .

All seven transactions are numbered and posted to the appropriate accounts .

bond

Bidders are now required to post six-figure performance bonds , to be forfeited upon failure.

But if Simpson does appeal, he will have to post a bond of one and a half times the total judgments.

company

The previous record was in 1989, when the company posted a profit of 2. 83 billion francs.

The company posted a loss of 313 billion yen a year earlier after writing off the Sony Pictures debt.

A year ago, the Atlanta-based company posted a loss of 79 cents a share.

The company posted better-than-expected earnings earlier this week on strong sales of its specialty chips.

The company also will post a loss for the period.

In fourth-quarter 1994, the company posted income of $ 2. 5 million, or 29 cents a share.

The company posted a 122 percent rise in operating profit for fiscal 1995, aided primarily by the acquisition.

decline

The performance of life insurers will vary widely, although all are expected to post declines .

Others waited until 1995 and will now post related declines .

Corn prices posted a smaller decline , falling six cents to $ 3. 6050 a bushel.

document

Service is to be effected by posting the process or document in a prepaid registered envelope, or by personal delivery.

This new software also lets you post documents to the World Wide Web.

earnings

Analysts had expected Cyrix to post earnings of five cents to 10 cents a share.

Without the one-time charges, WellPoint posted flat year-end earnings .

P 500 have posted earnings for the quarter ended Dec. 31.

The chain of recreational-vehicle and boat stores posted fiscal 1995 earnings of 20 cents a share, doubling the year-earlier profit.

Major aluminum makers, benefiting from higher prices for fabricated products, are expected to post stronger fourth-quarter earnings .

Bradstreet said it expects to post 1995 earnings of $ 3. 80 per share before the pretax charge.

Mr Tumazos warned that aluminum makers could post disappointing earnings this year if production increases as much as indicated.

gain

Stores posted healthy gains after reporting lively post-Christmas sales.

Osborn said it would post a fourth-quarter pretax gain of $ 8. 1 million as a result of the sale.

Shares of small Contractors, especially, have posted big gains since the announcement.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its best gain in two weeks.

The broader market posted a larger gain , with the Standard&038;.

Brady bonds may have already posted most of the gains they will achieve in 1996, Blessing said.

income

A year earlier, Dura posted net income of $ 803, 000, or seven cents a share.

In fourth-quarter 1994, the company posted income of $ 2. 5 million, or 29 cents a share.

Hilton Hotels posted net income of $ 38. 1 million, or 79 cents, in the year-ago quarter.

Analysts had expected Symantec to post operating income of about 15 cents a share.

increase

It was also the only country to post an increase in the number of patents received in foreign countries.

Us Inc. posted a 7 % increase in holiday sales despite a fierce price war among discount retailers.

information

Organizations posting political or religious information on to the World Wide Web will need to register with the broadcasting authority.

It will always be easy to post information anonymously, or from a country where you face little danger of legal action.

letter

He took up the file and studied the plain white paper envelope the letter had been posted in.

Our telephone conversations were eavesdropped, letters were posted unsealed and read by censors before going out into the world.

I felt a little embarrassed about putting myself forward, but she nagged me until I wrote a letter and posted it off.

loss

The company posted a loss of 313 billion yen a year earlier after writing off the Sony Pictures debt.

A year ago, the Atlanta-based company posted a loss of 79 cents a share.

Both companies, however, are expected to post losses for the quarter that ended in December.

The company also will post a loss for the period.

It has posted increasing losses in five straight quarters, despite steadily rising revenues.

material

Most will follow Barclays and write to their customers asking for permission to post them corrupting materials .

It will post the material , via mission control in San Francisco, on the Internet.

million

Dynamic Matrix is expected to post about $ 17 million in revenue in 1995.

percent

The company posted a 122 percent rise in operating profit for fiscal 1995, aided primarily by the acquisition.

profit

By contrast, in 1990 the airline posted a profit of £130 million.

It posted lower operating profit at its power systems and motors-operations businesses.

USAir reported a profit in the second and third quarters and expects to post its first profit since 1988 this fiscal year.

The previous record was in 1989, when the company posted a profit of 2. 83 billion francs.

The growers who are crying wolf today about the lack of water will post their annual profits in a few months.

A decline in oil stocks countered gains in companies expected to post higher profits even in a sluggish economy.

Nestle posted 1994 net profit of 2. 94 billion francs, before items.

Santa Clara-based 3Com Corp. yesterday posted record profits and sales for the third fiscal quarter ended February 29.

result

Santa Clara-based 3Com Corp. is expected to post its own quarterly results on June 10.

Everyone signed their ballots and handed them to Drake and Ware who posted the results on the blackboard.

return

Leon Cooperman, head of Omega Advisors, posted returns of between 26 percent and 32 percent for his funds.

In three of those years, the 30-year Treasury bond posted negative returns and in two it posted sub-7 % returns.

On average, they posted returns of nearly 20 %, according to Salomon Brothers.

But industrial stocks generally underperformed the market, and many cyclical stocks posted negative returns .

According to Bank Brussels Lambert, steel and nonferrous stocks posted negative returns of 20 % for 1995.

sale

In January 1999, for instance, 899 sales were posted .

sign

Other new signs posted to describe scenery have been desecrated or struck down.

The lane was then closed and signs were posted .

Like most states, New Hampshire has plenty of speed limit signs posted on its highways.

site

In 1996, according to information posted on his Internet site , he spoke at more than 430 events in 40 states.

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expect

Analysts had expected Cyrix to post earnings of five cents to 10 cents a share.

The performance of life insurers will vary widely, although all are expected to post declines.

USAir reported a profit in the second and third quarters and expects to post its first profit since 1988 this fiscal year.

Bradstreet said it expects to post 1995 earnings of $ 3. 80 a share before the pretax charge.

Both companies, however, are expected to post losses for the quarter that ended in December.

Santa Clara-based 3Com Corp. is expected to post its own quarterly results on June 10.

keep

And maybe keep us posted with scientific and industrial data?

You just keep us posted whose property they land on.

The scoreboards kept the fans posted as to the ball-and-strike count and the number of outs.

You just keep us posted , let us know how they're getting on.

We will keep you posted with the results of this letter-writing campaign.

I told Bernard to infiltrate the team so that he can keep us posted on their movements.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be driven/pushed from pillar to post

by return (of post)

Any sent will be copied and sent back by return of post.

But Smith bailed them out by returning seven punts for a school-record 150 yards.

Companies are classified by returns , and all companies with an equivalent return have the same business risk.

Earlier this year, the Dole campaign alienated many Log Cabin members by returning a campaign contribution from the gay organization.

He was given 25 years but tried to negotiate a cut in his sentence by returning half of the stolen gold.

I end it by returning to those encounters.

Please answer by return of mail.

Professor Sano writes back by return mail.

express post/mail

A friend on the Examiner staff sent a supply of Combat by express mail.

Competition has forced drastic improvements in some areas, such as express mail.

Editing was done via express mail.

The thing will make phone calls, fax, send E-mail, post or express mail, address envelops and post reminders.

There are three principal product areas: letters, express mail and parcels.

second-class mail/post/stamp etc

First-class and second-class mail should be put through the machine on separate runs.

The quantity relative for second-class stamps is 140.0, indicating an increase in numbers bought of 40%.

the Post Office

A niece took over the post office when she married, and it was moved to the present premises.

He found him across the street from the post office.

I lived outside myself, trying to forget the shin, and think only of the post office at Reggane.

J., last year, when a man shot up the post office in a bizarre robbery.

Last month, the Post Office announced it was shedding 15,000 jobs.

She sent a registered letter and the Post Office sent her his signed receipt for it, dated May 18.

We will set performance targets for the Post Office and ensure they are published in all offices, together with results achieved.

the last post

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

I mailed my dad a postcard from Alaska.

I must remember to post Joey's birthday card.

In the third quarter the company posted profits of $14.6 million.

Rangers have posted warnings at the entrance to the trails.

Sentries are being posted outside all government buildings.

They have posted guards at every door to make sure no one enters the building.

Tickets will be posted to you unless otherwise requested.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

If no journal is maintained, transactions would simply be posted to the ledger as they occurred.

Information abounds - piste maps are dispensed beside lift queues, weather forecasts are posted everywhere and broadcast incessantly.

It is being centred on the North- east, where the three explosive packages were posted.

P 500 and the Nasdaq index posted similar advances.

Picture yourself posting the letter, and feeling that it was a simple matter after all!

The trading losses were announced as Pier 1 posted strong sales.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.