march past


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march past

n
(Military) the marching of troops on parade past a person who is reviewing them
Translations

march past

nVorbeimarsch m, → Aufmarsch m, → Defilee nt

march past

n (Mil) → sfilata
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At this moment the Buffaloes began to march past our position on the road to Loo, and as they went a message was brought to us from Ignosi requesting Infadoos, Sir Henry, and myself to join them.
A colourful March Past of four houses (unity, faith, discipline and tolerance) was followed by house captains holding house flags.
Changing the Guard and times WATCHING the Royal Navy taking part in the 'Changing the Guard' ceremony at Buckingham Palace is a clear indication of how things have changed; during my years (1950s/60s) we were often reminded that "The Royal Marines will march past, the Royal Navy will walk past and the Fleet-Air-Arm will get past the best way they can".
AS we 'enjoy' another autumn international break and the chance to see England proudly march past giants like Lithuania and Malta en route to World Cup disappointment, let's take a second to hear how the man in charge of the last national side to qualify for a major tournament is getting on.
on Sunday, July 9, at Clifford Park with Bands, Ecumenical Service, March Past, and Cultural Show, leading up to Flag Raising, and followed by a Junkanoo Rush in the earliest hours of July 10, Independence Day.
This was followed by spectacular march past by the complete parade.
The ceremony was started with recitation from the Holy Quran by position holder Qaria Sana Shahid, followed by a smart March Past, band display and a stunning display presented by the little star of Lady Grifth.
The reason for this was to shorten the service to allow the veterans to march past with the minimum delay.
They were part of two processions that had left St John's Church to march past the City Hall where the salute was taken by the Duke of Beaufort, as personal representative of the King, which was the climax of Cardiff 's Thanksgiving celebrations.
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reviewed the march past and salute presented by contingents of the armed forces of Pakistan.
In the past, there have been instances when nondescript officials were seen cheering and waving more than athletes in the march past.
This was followed by a march past, headed by Bahrain, and displays, in which thousands of students took part, wearing traditional costumes of Indian states and greeted dignitaries.