line of duty

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Noun1.line of duty - all that is normally required in some area of responsibility
duty, obligation, responsibility - the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr
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If I did not feel this, and know, besides, that a changed behaviour in one she loved would break her heart, I should not feel my task so difficult of performance, or have to encounter so many struggles in my own bosom, when I take what seems to me to be the strict line of duty.
Because," said the old man, "the natural repugnance to the commission of such a crime prevented you from thinking of it; and so it ever is because in simple and allowable things our natural instincts keep us from deviating from the strict line of duty.
25 ( ANI ): Indian Army organized a mega rally in Rohtak in order to address the grievances of veterans, war widows and those disabled in the line of duty on Sunday.
Keeley, 41, who should have won a BAFTA for Line of Duty, added: "I'm delighted to be working with the hugely talented team behind Line of Duty.
Domestic-related incidents continue to be the leading cause of officers being shot and killed in the line of duty, with five in the first half of this year so far.
The number of police officers killed in the line of duty in the U.
The series finale of Line of Duty, starring Vicky McClure and Martin Compston, pulled in 7.
The thing about Line Of Duty is that it's so British and so procedural.
As his van trailed dust down the road, we were finally back to Line of Duty on catch-up.
The Chairperson said, United nations declared May 3 to be 'World Press Freedom Day' to raise awareness about importance of media, to celebrate fundamental principles of freedom , assess the state of press freedom across the world , defend the media from attacks on their freedom and to pay tributes to journalists who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty.
The numbers for Line Of Duty are expected to rise when those watching on iPlayer are later taken into account.
He met line of Duty star Martin through the Daily Record's Our Heroes event almost 13 years ago and the actor became an ambassador for Samuel's Smile.