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join up

phrasal verb with join uk   us   /dʒɔɪn/ verb
If you join up, you become a member of one of the armed forces: "Have you been in the army for a long time?" "I joined up as soon as I'd left school."
Translations of “join up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從軍,入伍…
in Russian поступать на военную службу…
in Turkish askere gitmek, asker olmak, orduya katılmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 参军,入伍…
in Polish wstąpić do wojska…
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