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in the line of duty

Something that happens to you in the line of duty happens when you are doing your job: This year alone eight police officers have been killed in the line of duty.
Translations of “in the line of duty”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在工作中, 在執行任務時…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在工作中, 在执行任务时…
(Definition of in the line of duty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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