Jack will likely join my brother Jimmy, a marine, in combat sometime in the near future.
France, which must now come to terms with the possibility of having the far-right leader marine Le Pen as its next president.
But look at the U.S. army and marine third offensive in Falluja, Iraq, in late 2006.
Steroids could not teach him to have a work ethic like something out of marine boot camp.
The marine Corps would not say which building the leaflets were found in, nor who found them.
On every road and trail leading from the city, marine hunted Cacos.
"The boat, sir," cried the marine, appearing from behind the bushes.
And, to tell the truth, I'd rather we weren't going to be in that marine drama.
Shells are found 1300 feet above the sea, covered with marine mud.
It is customary in European marine engines to limit the speed of the piston to about two hundred and twenty feet per minute.
early 15c., "pertaining to the sea," from Middle French marin, from Old French marin "of the sea, maritime," from Latin marinus "of the sea," from mare "sea, the sea, seawater," from PIE *mori- "body of water, lake" (see mere (n.)). The Old English word was sælic.
14c., "seacoast;" see marine (adj.). Meaning "collective shipping of a country" is from 1660s. Meaning "soldier who serves on a ship" is from 1670s, a separate borrowing from French marine, from the French adjective. Phrase tell that to the marines (1806) originally was the first half of a retort expressing skepticism:
"Upon my soul, sir," answered the lieutenant, "when I thought she scorned my passion, I wept like a child."The book, a rollicking sea romance/adventure novel, was popular in its day and the remark is a recurring punch line in it (repeated at least four times). It was written by naval veteran John Davis (1774-1854) but published under the name John Moore. Walsh records that, "The marines are among the 'jolly' jack-tars a proverbially gullible lot, capable of swallowing any yarn, in size varying from a yawl-boat to a full-rigged frigate."
"Belay there!" cried the captain; "you may tell that to the marines, but I'll be d----d if the sailors will believe it." ["John Moore," "The Post-Captain; or, the Wooden Walls Well Manned," 1805]