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serve two/three/four etc (people)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishserve two/three/four etc (people)serve two/three/four etc (people)ENOUGHif food serves two, three etc, there is enough for that number of people serve
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serve two/three/four etc (people)After serving two years of her sentence, she was released on probation.As no man can serve two masters we had long been told no wise general tries to fight on two fronts.He gave Edberg no chance of breaking him, serving four stunning aces and a massive percentage of first services.Newton was released after serving two years in prison.Reagan became the first incumbent to serve two terms in the presidency since Dwight D.. Eisenhower in the 1950s.She served three consecutive terms from 1877 to 1885, and was noted for her fearlessness and power of debate.The new managers saw their administrative responsibilities as serving two purposes.This story serves two important purposes.
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