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    set off on campaign

    "The army set off on campaign."
    Again, without further context:
    1. What does 'set off on campaign' mean?
    2. In this case, normally would you take this
    'army' as 'military' or 'one of the Army, Navy,
    Air Force, etc.'?
    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: set off on campaign

    I'd take it as the army. It means they set off to war or to fight.


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    Re: set off on campaign

    Thank you, Tdol.
    1. What does 'the army' mean?
    2. What does 'set off on...' mean?


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    #4

    Re: set off on campaign

    Quote Originally Posted by Itasan View Post
    Thank you, Tdol.
    1. What does 'the army' mean?
    2. What does 'set off on...' mean?
    The Army - an organized military force equipped for fighting on land.

    set off on - started out


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    Re: set off on campaign

    I see. Thank you, Anglika.

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