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Meaning of "do duty for" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DO DUTY FOR

do duty for play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DO DUTY FOR

do a line
do a Melba
do a number on someone
do a perish
do a runner
do a Skase
do away with
do battle
do by
do down
do for
do honour to
do in
do justice to
do like a dinner
do one´s bit
do one´s block
do one´s cruet
do one´s level best
do one´s nana

WORDS THAT END LIKE DO DUTY FOR

account for
as for
ask for
be all for
be in the market for
but for
except for
go for
go in for
have eyes for
have feelings for
have no time for
have no use for
in for
in line for
make a play for
pay for
so much for
stand up for
up for

Synonyms and antonyms of do duty for in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «do duty for» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DO DUTY FOR

Find out the translation of do duty for to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of do duty for from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «do duty for» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

这样做的义务
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hacer el deber de
570 millions of speakers

English

do duty for
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के लिए ड्यूटी करते हैं
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لا واجب ل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сделать пошлины на
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fazer o dever de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জন্য দায়িত্ব কর্তব্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire le service pour
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lakukan tugas untuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pflicht tun für
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

のための義務を果たす
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에 대한 의무를
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nindakake tugas kanggo
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm nhiệm vụ cho
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கடமை செய்யுங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

त्यासाठी कर्तव्य करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Için görev yapmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fare dovere per
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nie obowiązek do
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зробити мита на
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

face datoria pentru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάνει το καθήκον για
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doen reg vir
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

gör tullen för
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gjøre plikt for
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of do duty for

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DO DUTY FOR»

The term «do duty for» is regularly used and occupies the 86.742 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DO DUTY FOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about do duty for

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DO DUTY FOR»

Discover the use of do duty for in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to do duty for and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and ...
Ensigns W. Egerton and R. A. Trotter, lately admitted to service, to do duty, for- raerwith 19th N.I., at Barrackpore, and latter with 5f>th do. at Dinapore, aud directed to join. Jul?/ 2rt.— The following regimental orders confirmed :—Lleut.
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English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms
If it's clothes you want, Jimmy, Spencer will let you buy anything you want, although you would do better to wait until we get to the States. do duty for 1. kryej detyren e, zevendesoj □ In the absence of the chairman of the council one of his  ...
Ilo Stefanllari, 2000
3
The United Presbyterian magazine
Do you think he would do duty for me to-day, Mr Warden ? " " Why, sir, I should think, under these unlucky circumstances, he would not object." " Then go, Mr Warden, with my compliments, and tell him how things are ; and ask him if he will  ...
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Acts Passed by the General Assembly of South-Carolina: At a ...
... to agree with any other Person at a Price certain, not exceeding Thirty Sbiltr' ngs Currency a Night, to do Duty for him or her so unprovided, or that shall not appear to have asufficient Person there ready, or shall refuse to perform that Service; ...
South Carolina, 1736
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The Statutes at Large of South Carolina: Containing the acts ...
... ordered, to do duty for two months from the time of their joining head quarters or arriving at the place of their destination, at the expiration of which time they shall be punctually relieved by another class, who shall also do duty for two months, ...
South Carolina, 1838
6
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina: Acts from 1752 to 1786
... ordered, to do duty for two months from the time of their joining head quarters or arriving at the place of their destination, at the expiration of which time ,they shall be punctually relieved by another class, who shall also do duty for two months, ...
South Carolina, Thomas Cooper, David James McCord, 1838
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Collected Essays 1929 - 1968: Collected Papers
Only, perhaps, the United States Navy could deputise for the Royal Navy. Nor is the title 'the Royal Navy' a substitute or locum tenens for any other title for the Royal Navy. A flint or a boot-heel can do duty for a hammer. But a hammer does not ...
Gilbert Ryle, 2009
8
The Statutes at Large of South Carolina: Acts, 1753-1786
... ordered, to do duty for two months from the time of their joining head quarters or arriving at the place of their destination, at the expiration of which time they shall be punctually relieved by another class, who shall also do duty for two months, ...
South Carolina, Thomas Cooper, David James McCord, 1838
9
Donald Davidson: Truth, Meaning and Knowledge
Donald Davidson has made the remarkable, insightful and initially incredible claim that a Tarskian truth definition—a mere material truth theory—can 'do duty' for a theory of meaning. I will explain what I think Davidson means by the claim and ...
Urszula M. Zeglen, 1999
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... O harm llalotof, much, great, (a) little,. I »*!&|5]£fflUfc&$H'x-r;J-A788 23. □ do duty for — do duty as ado harm to ~i:fi!i5, ISi^-iS Uij harm. injure, damage (S) do good to 1 Smoking will do a lot of harm to you. (*B little A; 1 When he was fired, ...
木村恒夫, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DO DUTY FOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term do duty for is used in the context of the following news items.
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Harambee Starlets ready for South Africa
“I have added nine more players, who I hope will add value to the team, before I get the final players who will do duty for the country. I know we ... «Goal.com, Jul 15»
2
Understaffed PCR cops not able to check rising crime
They added that since many PCR cops have to do duty for 12 hours a day, they are under tremendous stress. "When one has to do duty for 12 ... «Times of India, Jun 15»
3
Kevin Lerena to face Deon Coetzee on July 30
A sub-plot to the action is in the corners where ex-champions Harold Volbrecht and Vuyani Bungu do duty for Combrink and Bushby ... «WBN - World Boxing News, Jun 15»
4
Chan qualifying gets underway
The 2016 African Nations Championships qualifying matches start this weekend, with the chance for a new crop of players to do duty for their ... «The New Age Online, Jun 15»
5
Origi Slams FKF for Missing Congo Tie
"I wasn't happy when I got the message and still not happy today that am away while my fellow teammates are getting ready to do duty for the ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
6
Pasuwa selects his men as Zifa councillors call for EGM
Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa and his assistants met in Harare yesterday to finalise on the team that will do duty for the country in the first leg ... «The Zimbabwe Standard, Jun 15»
7
How the Rise of the Emoji Affects Language
They function more as an ornament to the traditional language, but they do not have the power to do duty for the usual way of communicating. «States Chronicle, May 15»
8
Shakes beefs up Bafana for Zebra battle
The trio will do duty for the national team when they take on Botswana in the quarter-finals of the tournament at the Moruleng Stadium, near ... «Independent Online, May 15»
9
SA SUNDOWNS STAR IN ZIM UNDER-23 SQUAD
... French side AS Monaco last July before joining Sundowns at the start of the past season, got a call up to do duty for his country in the clash. «Times of Swaziland, May 15»
10
Chennai Super Kings finish as league leaders with huge win over …
Chennai Super Kings will miss the services of Brendon McCullum in the coming matches as he goes off to do duty for New Zealand on their ... «Scroll.in, May 15»

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