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at (one's) disposal

Ready and available to help or serve one. If you need anything during your stay, our staff is at your disposal. Welcome to the neighborhood! I'm at your disposal if you need help with anything.
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be at (one's) disposal

To be ready and available to help or serve one. If you need anything during your stay, our staff is at your disposal. Welcome to the neighborhood! I'm at your disposal, if you need help with anything.
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put (someone, something, or oneself) at (one's) disposal

To make someone, something, or oneself ready and available to help or serve one. This is my butler—I have put him at your disposal for your time with us at the manor. My parents said they'd put their apartment in London at our disposal during our vacation.
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put someone or something at someone's disposal

to make someone or something available to someone; to offer someone or something to someone. I'd be glad to help you if you need me. I put myself at your disposal. I put my car at my neighbor's disposal.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

put at someone's disposal

Allow one to use, as in They put their car at our disposal for our entire stay. This idiom employs disposal in the sense of "the liberty or power to use something," a usage dating from the early-1600s.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

at your/somebody’s disˈposal

available for use as you prefer/somebody prefers: He will have a car at his disposal for the whole month.Well, I’m at your disposal (= I am ready to help you in any way I can).
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"A metal component inside the disposal can break off and come out of the disposal during use, posing an impact hazard," the (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/anaheim-and-moen-recall-garbage-disposals-due-to-impact-hazard-300438298.html) recall notice states .
Model numbers can be found on the side or bottom of the products and consumers should consult the CPSC page for a full list of the following models' serial numbers and product descriptions before confirming that their disposal is defective.
When you flip the switch to turn on the garbage disposal and all you get is a hum--or a loud, metal-on-metal grinding noise--you know something's wrong.
Fortunately, replacing a disposal isn't hard, even if you haven't done much plumbing.
A disposal that seems to be dead might be revived with a simple fix.
Turn off the power and water, then unplug the disposal. (If it's hardwired, turn off the breaker.) Remove the rubber baffle inside the drain-- most just lift out--and shine a flashlight into the hole.
(It's usually located on the underside of the disposal.) The motor may also have overheated because of a jam.
By disposing of food with an under-sink garbage disposal, leftover food can be converted into a more liquid form which can then be sent to a water treatment plant to be recycled.
* First, after running it, pour a bit of dish soap inside and let the disposal run for a minute or so.
Since disposing of your food waste through a garbage disposal is environmentally friendly, there is no harm in using it after every meal.
This will solidify grease particles and make it easier for your garbage disposal to chop them up, thus keeping your grease trap cleaner.
When shopping for a new garbage disposal, it is important to consider the size of the family that will be using it.
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* The environmental regulations and related obligations concerning site disposal were not always regarded as firm and unchangeable; some circumstances were not covered by existing regulations.
Environmental cleanup and other site restoration obligations need to be considered in measuring the results of sale, abandonment or other disposal transactions.