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A list of phrases about the military and war

A list of phrases about the military and warFrom 'About turn' to 'We band of brothers' military phrases pepper the English language.:

About turn

Absent without leave

Action man

All present and correct

Beat a hasty retreat

Bite the bullet

Blood, sweat and tears

Drummed out of the army

Extraordinary rendition

Fifth column

Give no quarter

Hoist with your own petard

I have nothing to offer but blood toil tears and sweat

Join the colours

Kilroy was here

Lions led by donkeys

Loose cannon

Loose lips sink ships

Meet your Waterloo

Moaning Minnie

Nail your colours to the mast

No names: no pack-drill

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more

Over the top

Overpaid, oversexed, and over here

Pyrric victory

Rank and file

Steal a march

Tell it to the marines

We few, we happy few, we band of brothers