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troop Idioms & Phrases


Household troops

  • troops appointed to attend and guard the sovereign or his residence.
Webster 1913

Regular troops

  • troops of a standing or permanent army; opposed to militia.
Webster 1913

scout troop

  • noun a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts
    scout group; troop.
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shock troops

  • noun soldiers who are specially trained and armed to lead an assault
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storm troops

  • noun Nazi militia created by Hitler in 1921 that helped him to power but was eclipsed by the SS after 1943
    Sturmabteilung; SA.
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To muster troops into service

  • (Mil.), to inspect and enter troops on the muster roll of the army.
Webster 1913

To muster troops out of service

  • (Mil.), to register them for final payment and discharge.
Webster 1913

troop carrier

  • noun any land or sea or air vehicle designed to carry troops
    troop carrier.
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troop movement

  • noun movement of military units to a new location
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troop transport

  • noun any land or sea or air vehicle designed to carry troops
    troop carrier.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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