One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A large van used to transport furniture.‘it took five hours to load the furniture van’
- ‘He fled Britain after escaping from prison in a furniture van after just 15 months in jail.’
- ‘They went down to London for an away match at Arsenal in the back of a furniture van.’
- ‘If the health service cuts go ahead we could all be getting furniture vans to hospital.’
- ‘He helped to protect civilians during enemy bombing raids, using an old furniture van as an ambulance.’
- ‘We stuffed it all into two 40 ft furniture vans and brought it to Brixton.’
- ‘I set off with a furniture van and only realised when at our new house I was minus one baby.’
- ‘So the rumour started going around that we were going to be moved in a furniture van!’
- ‘Estate agents warned that this will add another £1,000 to the cost of moving, without resolving any of the problems associated with calling in the furniture vans.’
- ‘He started handing out gifts to cronies from the moment his furniture van arrived at Downing Street.’
- ‘Moss oversaw a shift in tactics whereby troops were moved by furniture vans or private vehicles which were frequently changed.’
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