in the line of duty

in the line of duty
in the line of duty phrase
while working

The police officer was killed in the line of duty.

Thesaurus: employed and in employmenthyponym
Main entry: line

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while one is working (used mainly of police officers firefighters, or soldiers)

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in the ˌline of ˈduty idiom
while doing a job

A policeman was injured in the line of duty yesterday.

Main entry:lineidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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