do+duty+for

  • 1 do duty for — do (double) duty as/for (something) American & Australian to also have another purpose. They make an electronic identity card that will do duty for a credit card and pocket calculator. She s really the secretary but she does double duty as the… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 2 do duty for — To serve as, to act as substitute for • • • Main Entry: ↑duty …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 do duty for — {v. phr.} To substitute for; act in place of. * /The bench often does duty for a table./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 do duty for — {v. phr.} To substitute for; act in place of. * /The bench often does duty for a table./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 do\ duty\ for — v. phr. To substitute for; act in place of. The bench often does duty for a table …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 6 active duty for training — A tour of active duty which is used for training members of the Reserve Components to provide trained units and qualified persons to fill the needs of the Armed Forces in time of war or national emergency and such other times as the national… …

    Military dictionary

  • 7 active duty for special work — A tour of active duty for reserve personnel authorized from military and reserve personnel appropriations for work on active or reserve component programs. This includes annual screening, training camp operations, training ship operations, and… …

    Military dictionary

  • 8 initial active duty for training — Basic military training and technical skill training required for all accessions. For nonprior service male enlistees between the ages of 18 1/2 and 26, initial active duty for training shall be not less than 12 weeks and start insofar as… …

    Military dictionary

  • 9 do double duty for something — do (double) duty as/for (something) American & Australian to also have another purpose. They make an electronic identity card that will do duty for a credit card and pocket calculator. She s really the secretary but she does double duty as the… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 10 do double duty for — do (double) duty as/for (something) American & Australian to also have another purpose. They make an electronic identity card that will do duty for a credit card and pocket calculator. She s really the secretary but she does double duty as the… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 11 do duty for something — do (double) duty as/for (something) American & Australian to also have another purpose. They make an electronic identity card that will do duty for a credit card and pocket calculator. She s really the secretary but she does double duty as the… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 12 duty — [do͞ot′ē, dyo͞ot′ē] n. pl. duties [ME duete < Anglo Fr dueté, what is due (owing): see DUE & TY1] 1. the obedience or respect that one should show toward one s parents, older people, etc. 2. conduct based on moral or legal obligation, or a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 Duty solicitor — In the several Commonwealth countries, including the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada, a duty solicitor (or, in Canada, a duty counsel) is a solicitor whose services are available to a person either suspected of, or charged with …

    Wikipedia

  • 14 duty — /dooh tee, dyooh /, n., pl. duties. 1. something that one is expected or required to do by moral or legal obligation. 2. the binding or obligatory force of something that is morally or legally right; moral or legal obligation. 3. an action or… …

    Universalium

  • 15 duty — n. (pl. ies) 1 a a moral or legal obligation; a responsibility (his duty to report it). b the binding force of what is right (strong sense of duty). c what is required of one (do one s duty). 2 payment to the public revenue, esp.: a that levied… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 duty — /ˈdjuti / (say dyoohtee) noun (plural duties) 1. that which one is bound to do by moral or legal obligation. 2. the binding or obligatory force of that which is morally right; moral obligation. 3. action required by one s position or occupation;… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 duty — I. noun (plural duties) Etymology: Middle English duete, from Anglo French deueté, dueté, from deu due Date: 13th century 1. conduct due to parents and superiors ; respect 2. a. obligatory tasks, conduct, service, or functions that arise from one …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 duty — See: DO DUTY FOR, DOUBLE DUTY, HEAVY DUTY, OFF DUTY, ON DUTY …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 19 duty — See: DO DUTY FOR, DOUBLE DUTY, HEAVY DUTY, OFF DUTY, ON DUTY …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20 duty — See: do duty for, double duty, heavy duty, off duty, on duty …

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