the following definitions and examples.
revealing of individual traits; n., an individual trait
The cooking pot has
features characteristic of the brand, such as "heat-resistant"
characteristic of the store is that it is slow in mailing refund checks.
that which follows necessarily
The consequence of
not following the service instructions for your car is that the warranty is
As a consequence of
not having seen a dentist for several years, Lydia had several cavities.
to think about carefully
considered buying the DVD player until he learned that the warranty coverage
was very limited.
considering all the options, Delia decided to buy a used car.
v., to provide
Will my medical
insurance cover this surgery?
Her car insurance
provided for complete coverage against collision.
n., the end
Have you checked the
expiration date on this yogurt?
We can expect that
the expiration of our Japan contract will impact sales next year.
frequently come with a one-year warranty.
Warranties for this
kind of appliance are frequently limited in their coverage.
v., to indicate by
The guarantee on the
iPod implied that all damages were covered under warranty for one year.
The travel agent
implied that our hotel was not in the safest part of the city, but, when
pressed for details, he said the location was fine.
a pledge, a commitment; v., to pledge to
do, bring about, or provide
warranty is a promise the manufacturer makes to the consumer.
The sales associate
promised that our new mattress would arrive by noon on Saturday.
v., to guard
Consumer laws are
designed to protect the public against unscrupulous vendors.
You can protect
yourself from scams by getting detailed information on the seller.
n., the overall
quality of character
Even though the
salesperson showed me a product I had never heard of, I bought it because of
the good reputation of the manufacturer.
The company knew
that the reputation of its products was the most important asset it had.
v., to deem
necessary or essential
A car warranty may
require the owner to have it serviced by a certified mechanic.
The law requires
that each item clearly display the warranty information.
n., many different
a variety of standard terms that you'll find in warranties.
variety of unexpected problems appeared after the product had been on the
market for about six months.