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call to quarters

División en sílabas: call to quar·ters

Definición de call to quarters en inglés:

sustantivo

A bugle call summoning soldiers to their barracks.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • As the ship slipped away, he blew a last, mournful call to quarters on his brass boatswain's pipe.
  • The call to quarters coincides with Student Bonfire's scheduled burning of an off-campus bonfire on Saturday.
  • The custom of the evening parade stems from the call to quarters for British troops quartered in Holland during the 30 Years War.

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