His lips seemed to say something along the lines of: “They are on a mission,” but that line was dubbed over.
This is a local facilitator and two operatives coming from abroad on a mission with a connection to al Qaeda.
The same commander must skirt around the rule barring women from serving in units with a “direct ground combat” mission.
In fact, ask any battalion leader and they will tell you that the point man is vital to a mission.
But it may have been mission Impossible, for the Early Show has tried every format under the sun.
It seems to me that you, Demetrius, are well fitted for this mission.
She can't be after us, for I am sure no one of the enemy knows our mission.
At these times his wife remained at their headquarters and managed the mission.
They meet it just as we would meet a mission of Mohammedans or Buddhists to us.
Then, with little warning, Croft was assigned on a mission to Australia by his church.
1590s, "a sending abroad," originally of Jesuits, from Latin missionem (nominative missio) "act of sending, a despatching; a release, a setting at liberty; discharge from service, dismissal," noun of action from past participle stem of mittere "to send," oldest form probably *smittere, of unknown origin.
Diplomatic sense of "body of persons sent to a foreign land on commercial or political business" is from 1620s. In American English, sometimes "an embassy" (1805). Meaning "dispatch of an aircraft on a military operation" (1929, American English) later extended to spacecraft flights (1962), hence, mission control (1964). As a style of furniture, said to be imitative of furniture in the buildings of original Spanish missions to North America, it is attested from 1900.