Water Rationing Scheduled for Next Tuesday (2023/10/24)
We would like to bring to your attention that there will be water rationing in our office premises next Tuesday, from 0800 to 1900.
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This will affect our water supply throughout the day. Please take note and make necessary preparations.
Actions for the Team:
1. Bring Personal Water Bottles:
It’s advisable for everyone to bring their own filled water bottles from home to ensure they have enough drinking water for the day.
2. Limit Toilet Use:
If possible, use the restroom before coming to the office. We understand this might not be feasible for all, but it helps in conserving the limited water we’ll have.
3. Water Dispensers:
We will be placing temporary water dispensers on each floor. However, given the rationing, please use this water judiciously.
4. Postpone Meetings:
If you have meetings that would usually require the use of water (like coffee meetings or gatherings), consider rescheduling them.
5. Notify Visitors:
If you have clients or other visitors scheduled on that day, please inform them in advance about the water situation.
Your cooperation and understanding are highly appreciated. Let’s come together as a team and manage this situation efficiently. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause and thank you for your patience.
不管是水或是電(power) 限制的動詞都是使用rationing 原本ration的意思是理性，所以當我們用理性來使用資源，就成了限水或限電了。
Our company is rationing paper supplies due to recent supply
The IT department is rationing printer ink this month.
All employees must show their ID cards before entering the
We are planning to expand our business premises next year.
動詞是prepare 名詞則是preparation 通常搭配動詞片語為make/start preparations 因為需要準備的事物大抵上不會只有一項，故常用複數。
Preparations for the annual conference are in full swing.
The marketing team started preparations for the product launch
three months ago.
(To be continued next Sunday. . . 下週日繼續……）
1.Due to global economic constraints, some companies are considering _____ essential items for their employees.
2. The entire office, including the parking lot and garden, falls within the company’s _____.
1. 正解: (C)
rationing 原句意 由於全球經濟限制，有些公司正在思考控管必要員工用品。」consider後方需要加上名詞，故將動詞加上ing成為動名詞給予名詞特性，故答案選(C)
2. 正解: (B)
premises 原句意 全辦公室含停車場與花園都在公司的範圍之內。」需要加上s 故選(B)
文章由TOEIC Program Taiwan · Chun Shin提供：
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