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addaword.gifdefinition of boots on the ground

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a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict, as opposed to attacking from the air or surveying the situation remotely
To do the job properly, our politicians are going to have to get over their hang ups about boots on the ground and face up to the reality of the threat we are facing.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/08/2014 09:00:00
Definition of boots on the ground from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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