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swear like a trooper

Definition of swear like a trooper in English:

Swear a great deal.
Example sentences
  • She muttered curses and swore like a trooper throughout.
  • She reportedly swore like a trooper at neighbours and staff, and put down her husband in public.
  • When she speaks English she swears like a trooper - fit to make a sailor blush - but in French she's clean as a whistle.
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