Definition of 'post'
Example sentences containing 'post'
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Wijnaldum hit the post and then the next generation played its part. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The committee is looking at posting a security guard close to the houses. The Sun (2016)Other universities are receiving fewer or no applications for jobs and research posts that previously would have been in great demand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have received advice from the head master not to speak to the press or post anything new on the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One served in the military and worked at the post office, the other was a janitor. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We were unlucky, we hit the post three times. The Sun (2016)She posted one snap just an hour before the attack and her posts would have alerted criminals to the valuables she had with her. The Sun (2016)The striker could have had a hat-trick on another day but saw two more efforts bounce back off a post. The Sun (2016)We send them by post to the rest of the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Just post what you want to ask at mysun. The Sun (2010)He was posted back to his battalion after the prince had finished training. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is a different system for lost post. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We should have posted a guard on her. Man of Honour (2007)We hit the post three times and had numerous chances. The Sun (2013)The ambassadors we send to those posts must be fluent in the language of their assignment. Christianity Today (2000)Nominations for the posts open next month. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Just who will make it to the finishing post for this revival? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is filmed and posted online for others to see. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have banked big payoffs and then moved on to lucrative new posts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The post could become available again at the end of the season. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We hit the post and deserved something. The Sun (2008)These assistant press secretary posts were all advertised. AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)We can only pay our wages by delivering the post that big businesses send. The Sun (2007)Suitable courses can be uploaded to the virtual campus and job vacancies are posted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She posted the letter and forgot about it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Owners who keep vicious brutes should forfeit their right to receive any post. The Sun (2011)Why should we as taxpayers own a post service which is becoming less and less relevant as time goes by? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many of the summer sidelines brought little profit to the posts but did mean a few dollars for the people. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)The company recently posted a rise in profits of more than 100 million. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can hire staff to perform office tasks, such as answering phones and receiving post. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Decide whether you want to sink posts into the ground or use post supports, which are hammered in or bolted on to concrete. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He said: 'With his speed post position is not important. The Sun (2016)He took a hold going to post, as he did on leaving the stalls, yet he still had resources for the finish. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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