troop vs troupe

troop troupe

Definitions

  • 1) a unit of girl or boy scouts
  • 2) military A small unit of cavalry or armour commanded by a captain, corresponding to a platoon or company of infantry.
  • 3) A detachment of soldiers or police, especially horse artillery, armour, or state troopers.
  • 4) nonstandard A company of stageplayers; a troupe.
  • 5) A particular roll of the drum
  • 6) mycology Mushrooms that are in a close group but not close enough to be called a cluster.
  • 7) Soldiers, military forces (usually "troops").
  • 8) A collection of people; a company; a number; a multitude.
  • 9) A group or company of people, animals, or things.
  • 10) A unit of cavalry, armored vehicles, or artillery in a European army, corresponding to a platoon in the US Army.
  • 11) A group of soldiers.
  • 12) A unit of at least five Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts under the guidance of an adult leader.
  • 13) Military units; soldiers.
  • 14) A company of stageplayers; a troupe.
  • 15) (Mil.) Specifically, a small body of cavalry, light horse, or dragoons, consisting usually of about sixty men, commanded by a captain; the unit of formation of cavalry, corresponding to the company in infantry. Formerly, also, a company of horse artillery; a battery.
  • 16) (Mil.) A particular roll of the drum; a quick march.
  • 17) Soldiers, collectively; an army; -- now generally used in the plural.
  • 18) See Boy scout, above.
  • 19) an orderly crowd
  • 20) a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts
  • 21) a group of soldiers
  • 22) a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company
  • 23) A particular roll or call of the drum; a signal for marching.
  • 24) An assemblage of people; a multitude; a company; a band.
  • 25) A band or company of performers; a troupe.
  • 26) A herd or flock of beasts or birds: as, a troop of antelopes or sparrows.
  • 27) Hence The command by commission and rank of such a troop of horse.
  • 28) In cavalry, the unit of formation, consisting usually of sixty troopers, commanded by a captain, and corresponding to a company of infantry.
  • 29) A body of soldiers: generally used in the plural, signifying soldiers in general, whether more or less numerous, and whether belonging to the infantry, cavalry, or artillery.
  • 30) Tony's beat of the troop was the signal for the soldiers to assemble.
  • 31) To move in numbers; to come or gather in crowds or troops.
  • 32) to move or march as if in a crowd; “The children trooped into the room”.
  • 33) To march on; to go forward in haste.
  • 34) march in a procession
  • 35) move or march as if in a crowd
  • 36) Tomarchoffinhaste.
  • 37) To move or go as a group or in large numbers.
  • 38) in the British army, to perform a ceremony consisting essentially in carrying the colors, accompanied by the band and escort, slowly before the troops drawn up in single file and usually in a hollow square, as in London on the sovereign's birthday.

Definitions

  • 1) Any group of people working together on a shared activity.
  • 2) A company of, often touring, actors, singers or dancers.
  • 3) A company or group of actors, dancers, or other performers.
  • 4) A company or troop, especially the company pf performers in a play or an opera.
  • 5) organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)
  • 6) A troop; a company; particularly, a company of players, operatic performers, dancers, acrobats, etc.
  • 7) intransitive To tour with a troupe.

Examples

  • 1) troops marched to the sound of military music.
  • 2) But clashes erupted between rebels and government troops.
  • 3) No charges have been brought against American troops for what happened that day.
  • 4) A troop of our cavalry recaptured the camels.
  • 5) The advancing troops reached the German front line to find the wire cut to pieces and the trenches in ruins.
  • 6) It is intended for use at a range of three to six metres to knock enemy troops out of action without putting civilian lives at risk.
  • 7) Instead, they depicted the lonely troops in real time, trudging to the next trench in the torn up countryside of an unfamiliar country.
  • 8) Russia's global power on the basis of the projection of military power, he has to maintain his costly programme of military modernisation and troop deployment.
  • 9) troops have moved in and taken over one stretch of the safety zone.
  • 10) Six others troops in the back were injured.
  • 11) The former official said that the special operations troops were highly effective.
  • 12) Russian troops landed in transport aircraft and deployed.
  • 13) There would be western casualties and the possibility that ground troops would have to be brought in.
  • 14) troops marched through the empty streets and others lined the route.
  • 15) He denied government troops had been behind the killings.
  • 16) You could jump into any vehicle and the enemy troops were spookily intelligent.
  • 17) Ground troops rely on artillery support and patrols regularly call in extra firepower to take out known insurgents.
  • 18) Press packs trooped through their house.
  • 19) During the war, he preached often to his troops.
  • 20) There were reports of fresh French troops.
  • 21) American troops would be withdrawn from Europe within two years.
  • 22) US special operations troops are involved in the other countries.
  • 23) The basic tactical and administrative units of those forces were the regiment and troop for the cavalry and the battalion and company for the foot.
  • 24) He is dubious about suggestions that a big new deployment of troops may be necessary to maintain momentum in the fight against the Taleban.
  • 25) At least 35,000 young people are on waiting lists as the organisation allegedly struggles to recruit enough adults to run Scout troops.
  • 26) ‘The Armed Forces and other troops need officers with a university degree and a higher military education.’
  • 27) ‘Five flags will be issued to all enlisted soldiers, with deploying troops having priority.’
  • 28) ‘Those troops - mainly soldiers - have paid the ultimate price for their country.’
  • 29) ‘The rebels responded by opening fire at the troops, prompting the soldiers to launch an assault on the rebels.’
  • 30) ‘Around 200 soldiers from the 650 troops in the battalion are from Bradford.’
  • 31) ‘He and his family lived in a brickyard that had a field kitchen used by the troops of the 29th Infantry Division.’
  • 32) ‘He said the troops are highly trained soldiers, skilled in basic infantry.’
  • 33) ‘Financial advisers and cash offices have been included in every major deployment of troops undertaken by the Army.’
  • 34) ‘As a general rule, these support troops outnumber combat soldiers by about seven to one.’
  • 35) ‘The remaining federal force of 35,000 soldiers consists of one interior ministry troops brigade, one army division and a detachment of border guards.’
  • 36) ‘In the meantime, the gunners gave close and effective fire support to the infantry and armor troops.’
  • 37) ‘They enter combat alongside infantry troops but they do not receive the same tactical training and equipment as infantry soldiers do.’
  • 38) ‘During wartime, the Guard can be retained at any time by presidential order to supplement regular army troops in military operations.’
  • 39) ‘I wouldn't want to see a situation where the the withdrawal of troops meant that a civil war would break out.’
  • 40) ‘Relatives of the soldiers said the troops considered the mission too dangerous, in part because their vehicles were in such poor shape.’
  • 41) ‘Without this legal reassurance, military leaders and their troops could have laid themselves open to charges of war crimes.’
  • 42) ‘Each was designed to hold up to five million troops, so the soldiers had room to spare.’
  • 43) ‘This has always been an important training issue for infantry troops.’
  • 44) ‘Actions in support of the soldier programs and support of troops deployed at home and abroad provide a great service.’
  • 45) ‘The army said troops opened fire at a gunman who approached a military position.’
  • 46) ‘From the 16th century the troop, a captain's command, was the basic subunit in the cavalry.’
  • 47) ‘The unit conducting this mission was a standard regimental armored cavalry troop of the early 1990s era.’
  • 48) ‘The cavalry troop headquarters would include requisite maintenance, command and control, and liaison capabilities.’
  • 49) ‘A regimental cavalry troop has two tank platoons, two scout platoons, and a heavy mortar section.’
  • 50) ‘The effects on the enemy were devastating and the cavalry troop broke contact and repositioned in good order.’
  • 51) ‘There, the infantry and the armour troops had been doing the same task.’
  • 52) ‘Despite being a novice at commanding armoured units, he quickly grasped the great potential of mechanised and armoured troops.’
  • 53) ‘The video started with an advancing troop of soldiers who fanned out across an open plain that offered only the protection of the few trees and old stone properties.’
  • 54) ‘I woke up just as the Indians were attacking an advancing troop of soldiers that had come onto their land.’
  • 55) ‘A formidable array of armour and troops roared through in a never ending stream.’
  • 56) ‘And then he was gone, following the Scout troop.’
  • 57) ‘A scout troop with a proud history has been told to raise £100,000 or face extinction.’
  • 58) ‘Matt has been a member of the scout troop for five years.’
  • 59) ‘A troop of cub scouts could have pulled this off!’
  • 60) ‘The carol singing was performed by members of the local troop of scouts, cubs and beavers.’
  • 61) ‘In 1920, at London Olympia, a Jamboree was held consisting of Scout troops from around the world.’
  • 62) ‘In its present condition the scout hut is unsuitable for scout meetings, so the group has had to hire church halls and community centres across the town in the last five months for its Beaver Colony, two cub packs and scout troop.’
  • 63) ‘Planning a garden with a child in mind, whether the child is your own, a niece or nephew, neighbors or a scout troop, gives you the opportunity to be a child again.’
  • 64) ‘After a long time of exploring and eavesdropping, I watch a scout troop just sitting down to a table near the entrance, holding trays and drinks.’
  • 65) ‘I am the same person I was when I received those awards and honors, and the Scouts in the troop were indeed given a role model.’
  • 66) ‘As a result the 115 members of its Beaver colony, two Cub packs and Scout troop have had to meet in community centres and halls across town.’
  • 67) ‘The scout troop will meet once a month and during school holidays.’
  • 68) ‘The scout troop follows me, assumes this has all been planned out as a lesson by me.’
  • 69) ‘Boys and girls, along with men and women from Scout troops all over the district, marched through the High Street yesterday, accompanied by three bands.’
  • 70) ‘I was fourteen and in the scouts, camping out in a wood just outside Oxford with dozens of other scout troops from all over the country.’
  • 71) ‘Ten years later, as Chief Scout, he oversaw the huge International Camp at Lismore, which hosted scout troops from all over the world.’
  • 72) ‘The 1st Clifton Sea Scout troop has signed up for the 24 - Hour Famine and are collecting sponsorship this weekend.’
  • 73) ‘This year, for the first time, the local Girl Scout troops will hand out a special badge for participation in Waterway Cleanup.’
  • 74) ‘Creating the solar system is an ideal project for classrooms, summer camps, scout troops or space buffs.’
  • 75) ‘When I was a young Boy Scout at summer camp, my troop gathered at twilight each day to lower the colors for the night.’
  • 76) ‘A troop of secret agents in identical suits, sunglasses and wigs circulated as a group throughout the evening.’
  • 77) ‘Japanese macaque studies began in 1948 when scientists visiting the southern Japanese island of Koshima, encountered a troop of wild monkeys.’
  • 78) ‘Later, they will be entertained by The Chieftains and a troop of Irish dancers who will perform in a massive marquee which has been erected on the castle lawns.’
  • 79) ‘A troop of seven boars runs single-file across the hill.’
  • 80) ‘A troop of dancers from the School of Irish Dancing will be performing for the first time.’
  • 81) ‘I'd love to be walking around in a forest only to encounter a troop of Gummi Bears.’
  • 82) ‘This story about a troop of baboons showed that if you remove all the aggressive, dominant males, everybody remaining has a more peaceful life. Trying to apply that to humans would be a laugh though.’
  • 83) ‘He and a troop of almost 70 others fan out over the rugged countryside, tracking every child and adult, immunizing them and providing health education.’
  • 84) ‘A troop of 50,000 local volunteers with scientific background will go west to help western areas move up their technical ladder.’
  • 85) ‘More than 40 elderly residents living in sheltered accommodation schemes in Wickford benefited from a troop of volunteers who spruced up their homes.’
  • 86) ‘The play is a rites of passage comedy, which follows the haywire path of a troop of disparate youngsters into the cultural mêlée of a national student drama festival.’
  • 87) ‘Between September and April, a troop of highway workers are placed on 24-hour call-out to man the gritters.’
  • 88) ‘With an abundance of talent in the school, it was no surprise to see a troop of students providing the entertainment at the interval.’
  • 89) ‘Just as my friend and I were admiring a youth and his horse swimming in the river, a very large man with a troop of youths and a pair of young coloured horses appeared.’
  • 90) ‘I am taking a keen interest in bird watching and feeding a troop of greedy sparrows who are devouring everything I put out there.’
  • 91) ‘Back at camp, we found that a troop of monkeys had discovered the tomatoes - and trashed the place.’
  • 92) ‘Clad in a black hat and green gaiters, the Bishop was just another hiker with a troop of friends.’
  • 93) ‘A troop of foul-smelling marine iguanas warm themselves in the sun in the Galapagos Islands.’
  • 94) ‘A troop of mothers - who were all about thirty or so - sat on nearby benches, watching the children and talking quietly among themselves.’
  • 95) ‘A tall, spare man with long grey hair was leading a troop of village children between the ages of three and eight, most of them barefooted, up a hill where they played and sang.’
  • 96) ‘A group of kids trooped in and stood near the door.’
  • 97) ‘As the group was trooping together up the staircase to their rooms, Josh looked over at Katie.’
  • 98) ‘The three of us trooped off together to get outfitted at a mid-town haberdashery.’
  • 99) ‘Once inside the large palace, the group trooped up the staircase to the pharaoh's throne.’
  • 100) ‘Sadly, the group trooped toward the other bus, muttering amongst themselves.’
  • 101) ‘Students from different classes and schools of the city trooped in in good numbers and gave vent to their imagination and indulged in some creative pursuits.’
  • 102) ‘Soon, it was time to enter the hall and the kids, some sporting the school uniform and others, their Sunday clothes, trooped in with confidence.’
  • 103) ‘In the aftermath, fellow artists and relatives trooped in to help.’
  • 104) ‘As they trooped in, the workers - each of whom knows how lucky he or she is to be alive - said that, far from being a burden, work was helping them cope.’
  • 105) ‘Yesterday morning we trooped off to the park to play cricket; me, Jake and our opposite neighbours, father and eight year old son.’
  • 106) ‘Attired in their Sunday best, the little ones trooped in or rather made a dazzling entry on their mothers' arms.’
  • 107) ‘They had already lost three times to their visitors this season and they were three down as they trooped off at half time to loud booing.’
  • 108) ‘In the aftermath the Scots trooped in one by one to tell us how much they were hurting and you felt their pain, physical and mental.’
  • 109) ‘It was in stark contrast to the Wasps who trooped off the field just thankful to have got through the season.’
  • 110) ‘The group finished breakfast and then trooped off to their first class.’
  • 111) ‘Alexander opened the door and the three trooped in.’
  • 112) ‘We all laughed and agreed that Louisa definitely liked him, and with that we trooped off to the car to head for home.’
  • 113) ‘The door was left open and a succession of men trooped in, lay down on the bed, had a sandwich, and left with a smile on their faces.’
  • 114) ‘Lauren picked up the tray, and Marc put an arm around her, and they trooped up to the house together.’
  • 115) ‘We trooped meekly through the tastefully-decorated room crowded with happy diners, towards the fish tank at the back.’
  • 116) ‘By the time he was trooping back for the second half, news had filtered through that Middlesbrough were 2-0 up at Leicester.’
  • 117) ‘Neighbours saw a 44 year old bloke trooping about with a guitar; police were called and now the bloke is in a local hospital under the mental health act.’
  • 118) ‘Anyway, having spent the day at home doing various little jobs and waiting for some furniture to be delivered, I duly trooped down to London late afternoon and got to The Chandos before anyone else.’
  • 119) ‘She came trooping down the driveway wearing a simple pair of clean jeans that weren't too fancy, a light blue sweat shirt and a colored scarf underneath her black track jacket.’
  • 120) ‘The doorbell rang as I was trooping down the stairs and I counted the possibilities of who it could be.’

Examples

  • 1) United are a circus troupe where performers take turns to do their bit.
  • 2) Dead theatre troupe, it includes anarchists who have done this sort of thing before.
  • 3) This comedy troupe's lightning wit has ceased to be.
  • 4) The inventive contemporary circus troupe from Quebec are back with a spectacular new show.
  • 5) It's hard to think of a more influential troupe from recent comedy history.
  • 6) On the gallops, the horses loop and turn like a circus troupe.
  • 7) On the contrary, all the cast in this circus troupe are likeable.
  • 8) Be dazzled by the physical bravura of the stunts from this Argentinian theatrical circus troupe.
  • 9) She will learn to dance with the troupe, perform savagely choreographed dance routines and have costumes made.
  • 10) The esteemed company shows off its junior troupe of dancers in a programme that matches excerpts from the classics with new work by young choreographers.
  • 11) The track airs as part of a comedy special and is a first taste of the comedy troupe's new album.
  • 12) She ran her own theatre troupe after university, and still puts herself about as an after-dinner speaker.
  • 13) For almost 20 years he has been in prison, where he began acting and became star of an acclaimed theatre troupe.
  • 14) In his previous programme, as part of a sketch troupe, he went undercover to expose fraud and corruption in a comic way.
  • 15) But soon after he had begun, fortune delivered him a theatre troupe -- or rather transported him to the foot of their stage.
  • 16) Arriving fully formed, with no room for the advice of people outside the group, was very appealing to us as a fledgling comedy troupe.
  • 17) ‘There is a beauty to the troupes of dancers and actors, but writers have a different fate.’
  • 18) ‘More than half of them became ordinary dancers in dance troupes.’
  • 19) ‘Six separate dance troupes are currently touring the world with this winner of nine global awards.’
  • 20) ‘She performs with different troupes in various parts of the country and abroad.’
  • 21) ‘The four dancers from the troupe which performed in Bulgaria are her students.’
  • 22) ‘At present there're four Lord of the Dance troupes touring the world.’
  • 23) ‘As part of the troupe, she toured Europe and performed in several major concerts.’
  • 24) ‘As early as the 1920s, the city had hosted performances by foreign ballet troupes and folk dance groups from Europe.’
  • 25) ‘The stage gathered not only Bulgarian presenters but also members of folk troupes and dance ensembles from the Balkan region.’
  • 26) ‘Behind them is an army of shamrock-studded floats, Irish dance troupes and marching bands.’
  • 27) ‘The arts council is expected to back a proposal for a national theatre that would not have a building or a troupe of actors.’
  • 28) ‘These were plays performed in fifteenth century England by roving troupes of actors.’
  • 29) ‘Elsewhere, many landowners funded their own troupes of serf dancers, performing folk and ballet.’
  • 30) ‘Dance troupes, vocal and instrumental performers, fashion designers and other artists have also been invited to take part.’
  • 31) ‘A dance troupe will be coming up from London to provide the entertainment.’
  • 32) ‘Today, there are over fifty concert-party troupes that perform in both city and rural areas.’
  • 33) ‘A troupe of Morris dancers wouldn't have looked out of place, prancing about on the village green.’
  • 34) ‘Folk costumes are worn by Latvian Americans primarily when performing in song groups or dance troupes.’
  • 35) ‘Dance troupes are becoming more popular; their performances relate stories of everyday life.’
  • 36) ‘Two performing troupes from the temple are constantly on tour overseas.’
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