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How to use active duty in a sentence
His leg injury from an accident while on active duty required about 20 surgeries, making him what he called “a professional patient.”TheDonald’s owner speaks out on why he finally pulled plug on hate-filled site|Craig Timberg, Drew Harwell|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Of note, the majority of the rioters with military backgrounds were veterans, not active duty, meaning they were not under the supervision of the Department of Defense.The U.S. Military Needs to Fight Extremism in Its Own Ranks. Here's How|James Stavridis|February 5, 2021|Time
Airlines said exceptions will be made for law enforcement officials with proper credentials and active duty military traveling on orders.Major U.S. air carriers bar passengers from checking guns on D.C.-bound flights|Lori Aratani|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
There’s a long history in this country of both active duty military and veterans becoming radicalized.Security Officials Face the Possibility of a Threat from the Inside on Inauguration Day|Kimberly Dozier|January 14, 2021|Time
In Trawick’s case, the NYPD said both officers remain on active duty.It Wasn’t the First Time the NYPD Killed Someone in Crisis. For Kawaski Trawick, It Only Took 112 Seconds.|by Eric Umansky|December 4, 2020|ProPublica
In his view, a writer has only one duty: to be present in his books.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Our duty is to make sure that they realize that the Prophet is not avenged.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
They selected an “easy mark” who turned out to be an off-duty NYC Housing Authority cop named James Carragher.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And as she hesitated between obedience to one and duty toward the other, her life, her love and future was in the balance.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
We must have motif first, then technique to adapt and adjust expression and to develop facility in the active agents.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Each did his duty, or was adjured to do it, in the "state of life to which it had pleased God to call him."The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The dead bodies of the two men were guarded until next day, for justice to do its duty.
With the announcement of the thirty-six directors, it was possible to proceed to the active opening of the institutions.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Other Idioms and Phrases with active duty
Full-time service, as in Julian is 81, but he still comes to the office every day and is very much on active duty. This term comes from the military, where it stands in opposition to reserve, which refers to troops still in the military but not actively engaged. It is occasionally transferred to civilian matters as well. [First half of 1800s]