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  • verb Present participle of troop.


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  • Such men as those are born on the banks of the St. Lawrence, and in Ontario, and in the West, and they come trooping from the Yukon to do their duty to the flag.

    United Canada's Answer to the Call

  • Now McCain is saying he will debate next Thursday, that would be Oct. the 2nd and troops are supposed to start "trooping" to keep America in place on Oct. 1st.

    Pirate's Cove

  • As a player it always hurt – I was in the bin at Wigan so often that it was suggested a blue plaque be put on my seat – but as a coach I often have mixed feelings as I watch players trooping off.

    Punishment must fit the crime when it comes to serving time in the bin | Shaun Edwards

  • We are drawing curious gazes from Infocions trooping in.

    Destiny's Child At Infosys

  • By February 1997, he says, “all sorts of IBM vice presidents were trooping through Almaden to look at demos of this thing and trying to think about what they could do with it.”

    In the Plex

  • So until we know that, it's hard to read too much into this, although that hasn't stopped the NYT.5.31pm: Voters are still trooping to the polls in Celebration, the picture-postcard Disney village in Florida that makes The Truman Show seem like downtown Detroit.

    Florida primary - voting day as it happened

  • Going to Las Águilas to renew a driver's license isn't really 'trooping into Guadalajara'.

    Drivers license renewal

  • We are drawing curious gazes from Infocions trooping in.

    Destiny's Child At Infosys

  • Over on the other side of the world, the mere mention of the word was sufficient to conjure up whole crowds of its historic frequenters, and to send trooping through my imagination endless groups of wits and dandies, pamphleteers and bravos, and bohemians of Grub Street.


  • Another ad break, and the candidates get a toilet break you can see them trooping off stage.9.29pm: Oh god, now it's a question as to why your wife would make a great first lady.

    CNN Florida Republican debate – as it happened


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