Hello again! Today's edition is dedicated to all the Type A personalities in our growing WordMaster audience!
- A manual is a book that tells you how to do something, especially how to use a machine.
A handbook is a book - often a small one that's easy to carry around - that gives important or useful information about a subject, especially (in business) about an organization.
- manual は、何かのやり方、特に機械の使い方が書かれている冊子のことです。
- (in a car)
a: What does that indicator light on the dashboard mean?
b: I'm not sure. Check the owner's manual.
- (calling customer service at an electronics manufacturer)
a: I lost the user's manual for my PDA. Where can I get another copy?
b: You can actually download a copy directly from our Web site.
- The instruction manual was so full of jargon I could barely understand it.
- (new employee orientation)
If you turn to page 43 of the employee handbook, you'll find a description of our company dress code.
- I sure got a lot of use out of my Berlitz Spanish Vocabulary Handbook while I was on business in Madrid.
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