Working in a print shop, my co-worker and I sometimes forget how complex the equipment seems to clients.
She explained to one woman how to use a copier that could enlarge, reduce, change paper size and adjust the lightness or darkness of copies.
“It’s really so simple,” my colleague concluded. “All you have to do is tell it what you want, and it does it.”
The client’s anxiety vanished. Leaning close to the machine, she commanded, “Copy both sides, please!
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1. client: [ˋklaɪənt] n. 客户
2. colleague: [ˋkɑlig] n. 同事
3. vanish: [ˋvænɪʃ] v. 消失
例句：When I turned around, she had vanished. 我转过身, 她已不见了。
4. command: [kəˋmænd] v. 命令
例句：I command you to start at once. 我命令你立即动身