All 3 Uses of
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
- You will ask me why I did not dispose of it?†
Chpt 5 *
- Mrs. St. Clair has most kindly put two rooms at my disposal, and you may rest assured that she will have nothing but a welcome for my friend and colleague.
Chpt 6 *disposal = command
- A large and comfortable double-bedded room had been placed at our disposal, and I was quickly between the sheets, for I was weary after my night of adventure.
(dispose as in: disposed the troops along...) the arrangement, positioning, or use of thingseditor's notes: This sense of dispose can be used in the form disposal to indicate that a person can use something as they wish -- as in:
- I am at your disposal.
- She has many assets at her disposal.
(dispose as in: dispose of the waste) to throw away