Delivery

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Definition

a delivery: a distribution, transporting to the right place or recipient
noun
The company offers a free delivery service; they bring the items to your house without charging you.

a delivery boy (or "guy"): a man who brings goods/letters to people's houses or places of work; a courier
idiom
The delivery boy's here. Go and get the pizza from him!

to deliver (the goods): to take, to distribute (the goods) to their destination
verb
to deliver a speech to make, to give a public talk

Examples

  • "Warbuckle III will deliver a keynote speech entitled "The importance of networking in business"."
  • "I need you to produce and deliver a new, totally fabulous, Christmas card."
  • "As you may have heard, your last delivery of perfume was destroyed in a freak traffic accident."
  • "Kevin : Yes they do, but all deliveries to Brazil go out of Southampton, England, and it takes around 16 days to get to Itaguai port, near Rio de Janeiro."
  • "Horatio : And deliver me a poison letter?"
  • "By the time it reaches Brazil, we will have missed the delivery deadline!"
  • "The bad news is that my tarantulas were accidentally delivered to a child's baptism.The good news is that Edward Moon is a bastard."
  • "Somehow, I came up with the idea of sending the delivery via ferry to Calais before being placed on a cargo ship to Brazil - genius!"
  • "Delivery to be made by 31st February"
  • "Sailor : Horatio, you've just received a delivery from a mermaid."

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