Definition of shock troops in English:

shock troops

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noun

  • Troops trained specially for carrying out a sudden assault: figurative the miners are the shock troops of the British working class
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    • Rhino-mounted Bantu shock troops could have overthrown the Roman Empire.
    • A lot of people, under the guise of the War Veterans Association, were used as the shock troops to remove the white commercial farmers from their land.
    • So we're taken in to this top secrete government building, and go through vigorous training to turn us into the perfect solider, the shock troops of third world countries.

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