raw recruit


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raw recruit

a new, inexperienced, or fresh recruit, such as someone just entering the army, navy, police, etc. These boys are nothing but raw recruits. They've never seen a gun up close!
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But while Bracken is an exrugby revelation, put him next to the professionals and he is revealed as a raw recruit.
But, now he's pushing on a bit, he has to train raw recruit Ashton Kutcher to his rigorous standards and save a good few lives along the way.
Starting as a raw recruit in the AFS army, players in Tabula Rasa must literally battle against extinction as they seek to beat the Bane to an ancient alien technology that could hold the key to the universe's very salvation.
It is also likely that they have made a great deal of money over the last five years and, as a result, they will not be as exposed as the raw recruit dabbling in property for the first time.
So he was no raw recruit when rode his first winner, Hitchenstown at Catterick, just a month after celebrating his 16th birthday.
Army chiefs are furious because the film, which did well at US box offices, shows Demi battling vicious sexism as a raw recruit.
To get in shape for her part as a gun-toting, hard-as-nails soldier in GI Jane, the actress put herself through a gruelling training schedule worthy of any raw recruit.
Some secondary performances, such as Jennifer Rubin's as a black market tough cookie and Andy Lauer's ("Caroline in the City") as a raw recruit have their warmer moments.
The first and best entry in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy stars Charlie Sheen (right) as a raw recruit who is thrown into the thick of battle along the Cambodian border.
The book is the first in a planned trilogy by the 41-year-old and follows the military career of Marcus Sulpicius Vepitta, a raw recruit in the XIIII Gemina Legion.
Despite being the raw recruit, he's entrusted with free-kicks and corners.
Matthew Modine plays a raw recruit and we follow him through horrific training sequences and then into the war zone itself.
This revealing documentary which follows Royal Marine Commandos from raw recruit stage to fighting on the front line in Afghanistan could either serve as a series of recruiting films or it would put any potential soldiers off for life.
My first trip was when I, a raw recruit straight from square-bashing at Hereford in the Royal Air Force, received a letter telling me to proceed to RAF Llandow for training as a radio operator.