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    Question (At) your service OR (In) your service

    While I was translating the Arabic a part of a flyer into English (WE ARE IN YOUR SERVICE), my colleague asked: "Is it right to say (In your service)?? I think it must be (At your service).
    I searched on the web and found that both are used, but I think (At YOUR SERVICE) is much common.
    Is it right to use (IN) or not at all


    Thanks.

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    Re: (At) your service OR (In) your service

    Quote Originally Posted by amalna View Post
    While I was translating the Arabic a part of a flyer into English (WE ARE IN YOUR SERVICE), my colleague asked: "Is it right to say (In your service)?? I think it must be (At your service).
    I searched on the web and found that both are used, but I think (At YOUR SERVICE) is much common.
    Is it right to use (IN) or not at all


    Thanks.
    "We are at your service" is the only correct way of saying it. It means they are ready to serve you if necessary.
    If you employ someone, e.g. a maid, or a gardener, they are in your service - but that's a different situation.

    A person or company who is at your service is generally not yet in your service.


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    Talking Re: (At) your service OR (In) your service

    Aha!
    I understand.

    Thaaanks

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