In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In the last year the Army has mobilized and demobilized, deployed and redeployed more than 350,000 reserve and active component soldiers at Army installations.
- Long blasts are to be used to summon the people to assembly, short blasts to mobilize the military troops.
- He said that the government should mobilize all of its political and economic resources to solve the region's problems.
- The nation had never mobilized an army to fight overseas, and it lacked naval transport capabilities.
- It is clear that the processes to mobilize our Army for war are in dire need of change.
- Forces of religion and nationalism can be rapidly mobilized by governments, however unsavory, against even well-intended invaders.
- Had allied forces been required, it appears more likely that European regional troops would have been mobilized than units from the United States.
- It provides all the information necessary to mobilize Army Guard and Army Reserve units.
- During the course of the dispute, the government has mobilised 19,000 army, navy and air force troops to provide emergency cover.
- Up to 19,000 troops had been mobilised by the government to serve as emergency cover during the dispute.
- The Liberal government mobilized the Army, Navy, and even our own Air Force.
- This included local military forces that were mobilized during inter-tribal conflicts or foreign threats.
- Just over 8,000 regular troops were mobilised, but largely held in reserve.
- For example, by 1810-11 the British government had mobilized some 4 to 6 per cent of its male workforce.
- The government even mobilized the Catholic Church, appealing to Christian principles, to encourage the exchange.
- The government has mobilized military units to clear driftwood from dam drains, which could slow drainage of water from reservoirs if another typhoon lashes the country.
- For a brief time in the 1960s it seemed that governments might mobilize for the war on poverty, but enthusiasm did not last.
- For a very long time during the Cold War years, we never mobilized Army Reserve soldiers.
- The government mobilised more than 6,000 troops to help with the relief effort.
- Published in 1941 in a country mobilizing for war, the book was a commercial flop.
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