duty call

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duty call

n a duty callein Höflichkeitsbesuch m
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They live at peace with all their fellows, except when duty calls upon them to make war, while we are at peace with none; forever warring among our own kind as well as upon the red men, and even in our own communities the individuals fight amongst themselves.
'My duty called me to the Lobby when our shop shut up; and I saw him there, sir,' Mr Tappertit replied, as he and his lieutenants took their seats.
My days and nights have all been passed there since we separated, because I thought that duty called me thither.
With that thought in his heart, he had gone where his duty called him.
Lucy went out, visiting with her mother, and as they were only duty calls, I did not go.
"To be with you, Bertrade of Montfort," he said boldly, "I would forego any other pleasure, and endure any privation, or face any danger, but there are others who look to me for guidance and my duty calls me away from you.
And mind you, I don't talk to you as a common character, because you have served your country and you know that when duty calls we must obey.
Heavy duty call buyer in Ford as shares give back gains.
"We were on duty call at 1.15am when we were informed about a theft incident at the labour accommodation of a junk food outlet in Al Quoz industrial area," a police sergeant said.
After the presentation, the group was able to see the Children's Air Ambulance set off on a duty call, giving them a chance to see how the service operate.
"All parliamentary blocs are responsible [before that date] to rise-up to do their duty call by opting for the best choice of president, " Rifi noted.
Acting on the complaint of a patient attendant against female doctor Samreen for ignoring duty call suspended her and directed the Chief Executive of AMC for the official proceedings.