squaddie


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squaddie

(ˈskwɒdɪ) or

squaddy

n, pl -dies
(Military) slang Brit a private soldier. Compare swaddy
[C20: from squad]
Translations

squaddie

[ˈskwɒdɪ] Nrecluta m

squaddie

[ˈskwɒdi] n (MILITARY)troufion m , bidasse m

squaddie

n (Brit inf: = private soldier) → Gefreite(r) mf; the pub was full of squaddiesdie Kneipe war voller Soldaten

squaddie

[ˈskwɒdɪ] n (Brit) (Mil) (fam) → burba
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One dark evening, early in the Second World War, Harold was approaching his Red Barns home when a squaddie on patrol sang out: "Who goes there?
Dear Clive I am a squaddie and the military police have said I have "fiddled my expenses".
Sources say the Scottish squaddie had been told to stay clear of the nationalist Ligoneil area in North Belfast because of the severe dissident threat.
One educational video shows a slurring squaddie making an inept attempt to chat up a woman, while another is shown starting a pub brawl.
talksenseboy MAYBE PCSOs are the equivalent to your average Squaddie, hardly Royal Marines or fighter pilots are they?
Three soldiers from RAF St Athan ran for cover when the 22-year-old Parachute Regiment squaddie reportedly fired warning shots.
THIS is Robert Giles, the brave young Midland squaddie gunned down as he battled to foil a bank robbery in Iraq.
Skeldon, aged 36 and of no fixed address, was arrested but denied assaulting the squaddie and breaking into the van to steal the phone.
A SQUADDIE who was spared prison to serve in Afghanistan has deserted his regiment.
IN a South Wales Echo editorial on February 19, 'Politicians go to war over academy costs', Labour Coun Rob Curtis rightly reserved particular criticism for Plaid Cymru's Coun Nick Hodges, who is quoted as saying the Defence Technical Academy at St Athan would be an 'isolated gated village' and also that 'nearby towns would get an increase in squaddie rowdiness and drop-outs from the academy'.
THE mother of the young squaddie Gavin Williams deserves a full inquiry into the circumstances surrounding her son's death from a "beasting" punishment while serving in the Army.
A BRITISH squaddie has become the 88th soldier to be killed in Afghanistan.