sentry duty


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Noun1.sentry duty - the duty of serving as a sentrysentry duty - the duty of serving as a sentry; "he was on guard that night"
assignment, duty assignment - a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces); "hazardous duty"
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sentry duty

n to be on sentry dutyessere di sentinella
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At the front door another soldier was stationed doing sentry duty.
Charles who hat on head and both hands rammed deep into his overcoat pockets paced up and down as though on sentry duty there.
he cried suddenly and in impatience deserting his sentry duty, he, too, went down, hurrying and thumping with his heavy boots on the stairs.
Jamie Shadrake of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was killed in <BAfghanistan while on sentry duty MoD
Guardsman Jamie Shadrake, of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, who was killed in Afghanistan while on sentry duty on Friday
Alarmed by the shots West Bengal state armed police constable Sanjay Bar, who was on sentry duty at the gates, rushed in.
The Telegraph reported three months ago how he had made history as the first amputee to do sentry duty at the Tower of London.
In The Ladbroke at Ascot the gelding put in a storming run to finish second behind Sentry Duty, with Songe back in third and Numide fourth.
Binocular is part of a strong hand for Henderson, with stablemates Afsoun, Punjabi, Sentry Duty and Aigle D'Or also entered.
Binocular (evens) kicked off Hendo's hat-trick followed by 3-1 chance Punchestowns and capped by 12-1 shot Sentry Duty.
Sentry Duty had been given just one outing over hurdles since arriving from France but ran away with the betdirect.
PALMDALE - A tiny spy plane developed by Lockheed Martin engineers in Palmdale is doing sentry duty around U.