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  • noun Plural form of ration.

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Examples

  • Liberating the rations from the defeated German troops, costumed heroes sit and catch up with the men of the 761st.

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  • All the young guards were replaced by old men Dads Army Men, two POW's were chosen every other day to go and help the guard fetch the rations from a village about 4 miles away.

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  • The soldiers now received their rations from the confiscated provisions, and they received them first.

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  • Soon the Americans were better fed than the Germans, yet-like British prisoners elsewhere-the U.S. prisoners continued to take their daily rations from the Germans. 8

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  • No matter – we made do with some of the emergency rations from the freezer (Stouffers lasagna and garlic bread).

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  • No matter – we made do with some of the emergency rations from the freezer (Stouffers lasagna and garlic bread).

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  • Since the food ration of all of the prisoners was constantly low, a cut in rations was not usually used as a punishment.

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  • A too rigid equality in rations, Squealer explained, would have been contrary to the principles of Animalism.

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  • These include special hospital cars to serve as medical centres of trains carrying casualties; commissary kitchen cars for troop trains, where mess orderlies may obtain rations to serve men in coaches; "long-table" diners for troops, providing 25 per cent more seating capacity at the tables; cafe cars, coffee shops on wheels; and new types of coaches for industrial trains, with seating capacity of 122 instead of the usual 72 passengers.

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  • The soldiers now received their rations from the confiscated provisions, and they received them first.

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