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Synonyms of soldier in English:


  • thirty soldiers died during the operation
    fighter, serviceman, servicewoman, fighting man, fighting woman, comrade-in-arms, warrior, trooper;
    (soldierscannon fodder;
    in the US GI, enlisted man
    British informal squaddie
    British military slang pongo
    archaic man-at-arms
  • verb

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    soldier on
    informal Graham wasn't enjoying this, but he soldiered on
    persevere, persist, carry on doggedly, keep on, keep going, not give up, struggle on, hammer away, be persistent, be determined, see/follow something through, keep at it, show determination, press on/ahead, stay with something, not take no for an answer, be tenacious, be pertinacious, stand one's ground, stand fast/firm, hold on, hold out, go the distance, stay the course, plod on, plough on, grind away
    informal hang on, plug away, peg away, stick to one's guns, stick at it, stick it out, hang in there, bash on

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