1 person who buys sth from a tradesman, shop, etc 顾客; 主顾
*one of the shop's best customers 该店最好的顾客之一.
2 (infml 口) (preceded by an adj 用于形容词之後) person 人; 家伙
*a queer, awkward, rum, tough, etc customer 古怪的、难对付的、不好惹的、倔头倔脑的...家伙
* an ugly customer 面目可憎的家伙
* a cool customer, eg one who remains calm in a crisis 冷汉子（如临危镇静的人）.
custom; from the custom of doing business in a particular place]
someone who buys goods or services from a shop, company etc We aim to offer good value and service to all our customers. We've had several letters from satisfied customers.customer service/care Many of the banks offer a poor level of customer service. He's one of our regular customers .best/biggest/largest customer
(=the person or company who uses a shop or company the most) awkward/tricky/tough etc customer
someone who is difficult to deal with because they behave in a deliberately unhelpful way
WORD CHOICE: customer, client, patron, shopper, consumerCustomer
is the most general word. A customer
is someone who buys something from a particular shop. People who pay to use something such as a transport service can also be called customers
: A customer came in and bought several jackets.
|Customers are advised that the next train is delayed.
is someone who pays for a service : a hairdresser and her clients
of a particular restaurant, bar etc is someone who eats or drinks there. This is a fairly formal word and it is more usual to use customer
: Patrons are asked to refrain from smoking.
is someone who is involved in the activity of buying things from shops : The street was crowded with shoppers.
is anyone who pays for goods and services. This word is used especially when you are talking about people's rights : Consumers have a right to know what they are buying.
1. But, in addition to that basically simple concept, the bank and its customer owe a large number of obligations to one another. 除了这一基本的简单的概念外，银行和储户彼此还需承担大量义务。
2. BellSouth Corporation, with operations in four wireless markets, estimates its annual revenue per average customer at about $2,000 as compared to $860 in the United States. 在四个无线电话市场有营运点的贝尔南方电话公司估计它的年收入约为平均每个客户2,000美元，与之相比，在美国国内的收入是860美元。
3. We lost a great deal of customer when that new shop opened. 那家新店开张后, 我们失去了很多顾客.
4. When, for example, a customer first opens an account, he instructs the bank to debit his account only in respect of cheques drawn by himself. 比如，储户首次在银行开户时，嘱咐银行他的存款只能凭本世人签字的支票来提取。
5. That restaurant fleeced the customer. 那家餐厅宰客极狠。
6. The bank must obey its customer´s instructions, and not those of anyone else. 银行必须遵照储户的嘱托办事，不能听从其他人的指令。
7. The customer gets such things as a seat on a plane, a room in a hotel, and a chance to sit on a beach in the sunshine. 顾客可以得到诸如飞机上的座位、旅馆里的房间以及在海滩晒太阳的机会。
8. The customer service person, Julie, was helpful with this. "I'm not going to say we never have accidents or even that we rarely have accidents. 顾客服务员朱莉在这一点上帮了大忙。"我不敢说我们从没有出过意外，或者很少有意外，
9. He refuses to consider sufficiently the wants of the customer. 他们不肯充分考虑顾客的需要,
10. He gives the bank specimens of his signature, and there is a very firm rule that the bank has no right or authority to pay out a customer´s money on a cheque on which its customer´s signature has been forged. 他把自己签名的样本交给银行，对此有一条非常严格的规定：银行没有任何权利或理由把储户的钱让伪造储户的支票取走。