One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The principal office of an organization constituting the centre for administration and policymaking.‘the corporation has its main office in California’
- ‘if she's going to keep her job they have to transfer her to the main office.’
- ‘The company has announced the appointment of two new managers in its Edinburgh main office.’
- ‘South Lakeland District Council's main office will be closed to the public between the hours of 8am and 12 noon on 14 January.’
- ‘The company I work for was immediately relocated to the main offices in midtown.’
- ‘We have phoned the main office and we haven't got anywhere.’
- ‘A global survey of 237 senior executives showed that a bare majority of employees are expected to work from the main office by 2005.’
- ‘After the exhibition in Amesbury, the model and boards will be displayed in the council's main office in Salisbury.’
- ‘The firm has its HQ in Hemel Hempstead and main offices in the UK, France and Italy.’
- ‘Just last week, a customer stopped me on the street and asked me how to reach our main office by subway.’
- ‘A branch office might be worth its weight in gold during an emergency that closes the main office.’
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