guard duty


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guard′ du`ty


n.
a military assignment involving watching over or protecting a person or place or supervising prisoners.
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Noun1.guard duty - the duty of serving as a sentryguard 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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The youth, on guard duty one night, conversed across the stream with one of them.
When the case was brought into the notice of higher police authorities, all the 21 police officials on guard duty were suspended from service and cases were registered against them.
KARACHI -- The cadets of Pakistan Military Academy changed the guard duty at the mausoleum on Monday.
Karachi/Lahore -- The guard duty at mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah has been assigned to Pakistan Navy after an exciting Change of Guard ceremony held in Karachi.
At the same time, 'yung guard duty niya tumulong (it's the guard duty to help) in case of emergency,' he said.
PRIVATE Cheryl James died as a result of an intentional "self-inflicted shot" while on guard duty at Deepcut barracks, a coroner has ruled.
Pte James's room-mate at the time of her death said they were "petrified" of Sgt Gavaghan and claimed he spied on female recruits while they were on guard duty.
Pte James' room-mate at the time of her death said they were "petri-fied" of Sgt Gavaghan and claimed he spied on female recruits while they were on guard duty.
The agreement includes up until 25 stand-by guard duty weeks per annum, spread out over the year.
Warren pointed out that the soldier was in the control tower during guard duty in Basmajh military base where there are about 100 US military.
He was at least three times the drink-drive limit while he was on guard duty.
WEST Midlands Police could struggle to deal with major incidents after more than 150 officers were placed on Olympic guard duty to cover for G4S, it has been claimed.