the following definitions and examples.
v., to fit; to
provide with something needed
The meeting room was
large enough to accommodate the various needs of the groups using it.
Because the deadline
for reserving rooms was past, the hotel manager could not accommodate our need
for more rooms.
n., the plan or
arrangements were taken care of by Sara, Mr. Billings's capable assistant.
arrangement of speakers was alphabetical to avoid any hurt feelings.
an organization of persons or groups
having a common interest; a relationship or society
Membership in a
trade or professional association provides business contacts and mutual
companies formed an association to serve common goals, meet their common needs,
and improve efficiency.
to go to; to pay attention to
We expect more than
100 members to attend the annual meeting.
The hotel manager
attended to all our needs promptly.
in touch v., to
make contact with
As soon as we arrive
at the hotel, we will get in touch with the manager about the unexpected
desk is a good central location for people to get in touch with each other.
accommodate; to conduct
meeting room holds at least 80 people comfortably.
holds an annual seminar that is very popular.
n., a position or
The location of the
meeting was changed from the Red Room to the Green Room.
Disney World was the
perfect location for the annual meeting since many members could bring their
adj., too crowded
As soon as the
guests entered the dining room for dinner, Sue Lin could see that the room
would become overcrowded.
To avoid being
overcrowded, we limited the number of guests that members could bring.
n., a record; v.,
According to the
register, more than 250 people attended the afternoon seminar.
Hotels ask all
guests to register and give a home address.
v., to choose from
a group; adj., specially chosen
participant selected the marketing seminar from the various offerings.
winners were a select group.
n., a meeting
The morning sessions
tend to fill up first, so sign up early.
Due to the
popularity of this course, we will offer two sessions.
part in v., to
join or participate
The format for the
session is very informal, which makes it easier for people to take part in the
We could not get
enough people to take part in the meeting, so we canceled it.