conscript into (something)

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conscript into (something)

To draft one into the armed forces. A noun or pronoun can be used between "conscript" and "into." Young people fear that they will be conscripted into service if these tensions explode into all-out war.
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conscript someone into something

to call someone into military service; to draft someone. The war-torn country was even conscripting children into the army. Fred was conscripted into the army.
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This study describes the personal results of compulsory military service under Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, when about 370,000 young men were conscripted into the military during the period from 1973 to 1990.
The report released on Tuesday said Nevsun Resources Ltd has failed to stop Eritrean citizens conscripted into government service being used as forced labour at a gold-mining operations known as the Bisha project.
. Pacifists could apply to be recognised as conscientious objectors - but even then they were often conscripted into nonfighting units like the Royal Army Medical Corps.
Men conscripted into the coal mines, the so-called Bevin Boys, or those who chose to become a miner instead of serving in the Armed Forces, have been recognised with the Bevin Boys Badge.
THE "Bevin Boys" who were conscripted into mines duringWorld War II are to finally be honoured.
Bevin Boys were the young men conscripted into the armed forces and diverted for military service in 1943 by Labour minister Ernest Bevin in order to tackle a shortage of coal for the factories supplying the war effort.
Millions of American men were conscripted into the military to fight under the direction of the "United Nations" (as the Allies were known in WWII, prior to the organization of the same name).
CONSCRIPTED into the German army during the last weeks of the war, teenager Helmut Altner was to see some of the most ferocious fighting of the Second World War as the Third Reich battled to save its capital city and its very own existence.
The top court's First Petty Bench, upholding a high court ruling, rejected the plaintiffs' argument that Japan should pay compensation in accordance with society's basic sentiments as Japan has no legislation to compensate foreigners conscripted into its military.
Author Patrick Dennis (Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies) follows the footsteps and fates of Canadians conscripted into military service with the Canadian Corps at the end of WWI in 1918, during the period known as the Hundred Days.
Out-of-control youths should be conscripted into the military instead of being handed anti-social behaviour orders, a mayor has said - after a home-coming parade for soldiers in his town.