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waiter
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
waiter /'weitə/
  • danh từ
    • người hầu bàn
    • khay, mâm
    • người đợi, người chờ; người trông đợi
Concise Dictionary
waitress|waiters|waitresses'weɪtə(r)
noun
+a person whose occupation is to serve at table (as in a restaurant)
+a person who waits or awaits

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
waitress, head waiter, maître d'hôtel, host, hostess, sommelier (des vins), wine steward, stewardess; cup-bearer, Ganymede, Hebe:
Marie asked the waiter to bring her a clean plate.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
a person whose job is to serve customers at their tables in a restaurant, etc: I'll ask the waitress for the bill. + Waiter, could you bring me some water?
See also - DUMB WAITER, SERVER
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

head
the head waiter in a large restaurant
| hotel, restaurant | wine | passing
She ordered a large vodka and tonic from a passing waiter.
| hovering
(literary, disapproving),
obsequious
He didn't fancy spending hours in the restaurant, surrounded by hovering waiters.

VERB + WAITER, WAITRESS

beckon (to), call (over), signal (to), summon (over), wave over
He casually waved over the waitress and settled the bill.

WAITER, WAITRESS + VERB

arrive with sth, bring (sb) sth, serve (sb) sth
A waitress arrived with the wine they had ordered.

WAITER, WAITRESS + NOUN

service
Lunch is a buffet meal, while dinner is waiter service.

PHRASES

catch the waiter/waitress's eye
I tried to catch the waiter's eye to ask for our bill.

More information about JOB

JOB:

be, work as ~
She's a well-known writer. Her father, a trained chef, now works as a bus driver.

study to be, train as, train to be ~
She trained as a painter and sculptor.

start (work) as ~
He started work as a trainee chef.

become, qualify as ~
She qualified as a vet last year.

employ (sb as), have
The company employs more than 1500 engineers.

engage (sb as), get, hire (sb as), recruit, take on ~
They have recruited a new designer.

appoint, appoint sb (as), make sb ~
are usually used with academic, official or highly responsible jobs:He was appointed Professor of Law at Yale. At 39 she was made chairman of the board.

dismiss, fire, sack ~
The club have sacked their coach.



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