report for duty

idiom

: to show up for work
Please report for duty at 7 a.m.

Examples of report for duty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This came a day before two of their bandmates, Jimin and Jung Kook, were also expected to report for duty. Kim Tong-Hyung, Fortune, 11 Dec. 2023 Jimin, 28, and Jungkook, 26, are said to report for duty together on Tuesday. Sadie Bell, Peoplemag, 11 Dec. 2023 Pick, a Morgan Stanley veteran who rose through the ranks to lead the bank’s Wall Street operations, will report for duty as the company’s chief executive starting Jan. 1, 2024. Orianna Rosa Royle, Fortune, 26 Oct. 2023 But within minutes of hearing about the Oct. 7 attacks by Hamas militants, the 47-year-old former commando and other leaders of Brothers in Arms urgently called on members to report for duty right away. Anat Peled, WSJ, 24 Oct. 2023 Deputies said Graham failed to report for duty last week and a welfare check was conducted. Tony Holt, Arkansas Online, 16 Oct. 2023 But this August, for the first time in his life, Major D. did not report for duty. Time, 24 Aug. 2023 The impact may only become apparent in the coming weeks as the thousands of combat pilots, intelligence specialists, special forces commandos, and others refuse to report for duty. Neri Zilber, The Christian Science Monitor, 4 Aug. 2023 Military reservists threatened to not report for duty. WIRED, 26 July 2023 See More

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“Report for duty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/report%20for%20duty. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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