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point duty

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Definición de point duty en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] British
The duties of a police officer or other official stationed at a junction to control traffic: if necessary extra officers would be placed on point duty
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The policeman on point duty at the junction of Nessgate and Spurriergate in York was expected to have grown accustomed to strange sights, especially during the Festival.
  • I remember when there was a police officer on point duty at the top of Finkle Street.
  • In real Test matches, teams tend to defend rather than wave the attacker through like a policeman on point duty, which is what happened in the Currie Cup final.

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