join the army

This page is about the collocation join the army

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to enlist and serve in the army

For example

  • She begged her son not to join the army.

  • The Australian government forced thousands of young men to join the army and fight in Vietnam.

Similar collocations include "join the navy", "join the air force", "join the police force", etc.

Quick Quiz

I decided to join the army because

a. I wanted to be a soldier

b. I was tired of being a soldier

c. I was wounded during the war

Contributor: Matt Errey