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    I am a Chinese
    could you please tell me

    what does the sentence of the BBC's article (as below) mean :

    (A host of military figures are honoured from the top brass down)-2010 06 13 on B B C uk news

    each word of the sentence I do understand but the really meaning of the whole sentence I am not able to make out ,can anybody tell me?

    tien-sung

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    Re: translate

    Quote Originally Posted by tien-sung View Post
    I am a Chinese
    could you please tell me

    what does the sentence of the BBC's article (as below) mean :

    (A host of military figures are honoured from the top brass down)-2010 06 13 on B B C uk news

    each word of the sentence I do understand but the really meaning of the whole sentence I am not able to make out ,can anybody tell me?
    Definition of top brass noun from Cambridge Dictionary Online: Free English Dictionary and Thesaurus

    'from the top brass down' means from the highest military rank to the lowest military rank.

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