go into the service

go into the service

To join the military. Is it true that Tom plans to go into the service after high school? My grandfather went into the service not long after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
See also: go, service
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go into the service

to enter one of the military services. She went into the service when she got out of high school. I chose not to go into the service.
See also: go, service
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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