rooms or building used as a place of business, especially for clerical or administrative work
(buildings of) a government departments,including the staff, their work and duties
room or building used for a particular purpose
work and duties connected with a public position of trust and authority, especially as part of the government
authorized form of Christian worship
"he rented an office in the new building"
"the Central Intelligence Agency"
"the Census Bureau"
"Office of Management and Budget"
"Tennessee Valley Authority"
"the function of a teacher"
"the government must do its part"
"play its role"
"being in office already gives a candidate a great advantage"
"during his first year in office"
"during his first year in power"
"the power of the president"
"the whole office was late the morning of the blizzard"
"the offices of the mass"
"he occupied a post in the treasury"
He would himself perform the executioner's office.
出自： C. V. Wedgwood
误 He is at office.
正 He is at the office.
误 Mrs. Smith plans to retire from the office as soon as all her children are self-supporting.
正 Mrs. Smith plans to retire from office as soon as all her children are self-supporting.
析 office作“办公地点,办公室”解时,经常要与the或物主代词连用; 表示“公职”时,前面一般不加物主代词或冠词。
误 It's still unknown which party will be in the office after the next general election.
正 It's still unknown which party will be in office after the next general election.
析 表示“执政”,应该说be in office, office前没有定冠词。