yeoman's service

yeoman's service

Service that is good enough, but in no way extravagant. This rickety wooden ladder has done me yeoman's service over the years, but now it's time to upgrade.
See also: service
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Since inception, the association has rendered yeoman's service in nurturing Goan culture and spirit among the large number of Goan expatriates.
But he also knew and loved credit unions, and did yeoman's service in advocating our interests at a time when governmental affairs wasn't always a priority in the movement.
Platforms such as TELECON have been doing yeoman's service in this regard.
He thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his government for rendering a yeoman's service to the Islamic Ummah through his magnanimity.
Either the Ruger ($859) or the Taurus ($800) will provide yeoman's service.
Cricket acadamies have also done yeoman's service to the game.
The Chief Minister earlier during the day along with mediapersons visited Bumla pass at 17,000 feet, where the 1962 Chinese aggression had taken place, and lauded the forces for their yeoman's service in guarding the frontier even as the border post records 10 to 15 feet of snowfall during winter and the temperature goes below minus 23 degree Celsius.
Chishti is the only insurance professional who has being doing a yeoman's service to the insurance industry by contributing regularly articles on burning issues affecting the interest of insurance profession".
Oster does a yeoman's service by dispelling a widely held myth that AIDS has spread in Africa primarily due to the undisciplined exercise of libido--in simple terms, the idea that Africans have more sex and more sexual partners.
The author has done yeoman's service to writers within the defense and national-security arena.
Her partner, Bourtasenkov, a good dancer who did yeoman's service filling in for an injured Marin Boieru, has a stagy acting style that was ill suited to the spare aesthetic of Duo Concertant.
For assistance on this, Rachlin hitches on to Plato's ship for a while and does yeoman's service with the Hellenic's abstract world of forms as nothing other than totally of the lived world.
Overall, the author has performed a yeoman's service for the security field in his selection and compilation of reference materials.
He extended his gratitude to the force for becoming the friends of the hill people through their yeoman's service by wearing a human face while serving the nation.
Although overshadowed in the popular imagination by the more numerous C-47s, the Skymasters did yeoman's service in World War II and Korea.