raw recruit


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Noun1.raw recruit - an inexperienced and untrained recruit
military recruit, recruit - a recently enlisted soldier
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raw recruit

n (fig)blutiger Anfänger (inf), → blutige Anfängerin (inf)
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Making his way to Nashville, already occupied by the Army of General Buell, he enlisted in the first organization that he found, a Kentucky regiment of cavalry, and in due time passed through all the stages of military evolution from raw recruit to experienced trooper.
Not the raw recruit, marching from the bosom of his wife into the fever heat of his first battle; not the dead man's ghost encountering the first unknown phantom in the other world; --neither of these can feel stranger and stronger emotions than that man does, who for the first time finds himself pulling into the charmed, churned circle of the hunted sperm whale.
Well, I was pretty proud at having this small command given me, since I was a raw recruit, and a game-legged one at that.
Into The Valley charts my development from raw recruit to experienced sergeant, showing both the humorous and not so humorous sides of police work.
Jacob Stockdale comes in for his Ireland debut on the wing and Schmidt is looking forward to seeing his 21-year-old raw recruit from Ulster perform.
He begins as a raw recruit, under-age and glad to know the boy he finds hiding as a stowaway on the ship to Gallipoli; but he is changed by the war, shaken by the horrors and hardened by the experience turning more to the older men around him rather than Captain.
He was a soldier for 30 years, joining as a raw recruit in 1982, and rising to the rank of captain before volunteering for redundancy in 2012.
When the FBI finally becomes aware of Hans serfs monstrous betrayal, his superiors send raw recruit Eric O'Neill (Ryan Phillippe) to spy on the spymaster, instructing the young agent to watch for signs of sexual misconduct, not treason, in his new boss.
assigning Eric O'Neill (Ryan Phillippe), a raw recruit hoping to become a full-fledged agent, to be his assistant.
As a raw recruit, you can imagine the impact this incident made on me.
He handles accents and emotions well: as a crusty old, Irish sergeant; a contemplative, brooding field officer; or a naive, raw recruit.