Salesman: As you see, when we try to clean even the dirtiest part of your carpet there is no problem for this vacuum-cleaner.
Customer: But how easily can I learn to operate this machine? It seems to be extremely complicated to me.
Salesman: If you want to know how to get the best out of your new Dirt-Up vacuum cleaner you should read this brochure. It tells you everything you need to know.
read in bed.
I cannot bear him to read in bed.
/ know him to be an honest man
We can use that or to-infinitive after these verbs to refer to people...
‘Design’ is one of those words that means all things to all people. Every manufactured thing, from
the most lyrical of ladies’ hats to the greasiest of gearboxes, qualifies, in some sense or other, as a
design. It can mean yet more. Nature, to some is Divine Design; to others it is design by Natural
Selection, the ultimate genetic algorithm. The reader will agree that it is necessary to narrow the
field, at least a little.
This book is about
This little book is not a treatise on Domestic Science. The vacuum cleaner and the fireless cooker are not even
mentioned. The efficient kitchen devised in such an interesting and clever way has no place in it. Its exclusive
object is to suggest a satisfactory and workable solution along modern lines of how to get one's housework
efficiently performed without doing it one's self.
Following comprehensive updates and revision of the two other vol-
umes in this series ‘Domestic Gas Installation Practice’ and ‘Indus-
trial and Commercial Gas Installation Practice’ (formerly Gas Service
Technology 2 and 3), it was clearly essential that this, the first volume
in the series, be brought up to date. ‘Basic Science and Practice of
Gas Service’ leads the reader through the knowledge and understand-
ing required to put into practice the safe installation and servicing
procedures described in Volumes 2 and 3.