number + \"x\"

English translation: you (an officer), 6 soldiers, 1 sergeant

21:04 Oct 12, 2015
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - International Org/Dev/Coop / Military Literature
English term or phrase: number + \"x\"
"To assist you in your mission, you command a team of 6x men and 1x Sergeant."

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Ali Al awadi
Romania
Local time: 15:29
Selected answer:you (an officer), 6 soldiers, 1 sergeant
Explanation:
that's the team structure

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don't know what this is for, but that would be the structure

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if military

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the sergeant would be an NCO (non-commissioned officer) and second in command

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so far, the + = plus

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and the "x" just = the number of people involved
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David Hollywood
Local time: 09:29
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you (an officer), 6 soldiers, 1 sergeant


Explanation:
that's the team structure

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Note added at 4 mins (2015-10-12 21:08:21 GMT)
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don't know what this is for, but that would be the structure

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 4 mins (2015-10-12 21:08:36 GMT)
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if military

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Note added at 5 mins (2015-10-12 21:09:43 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

the sergeant would be an NCO (non-commissioned officer) and second in command

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 8 mins (2015-10-12 21:12:31 GMT)
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so far, the + = plus

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Note added at 9 mins (2015-10-12 21:13:20 GMT)
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and the "x" just = the number of people involved

David Hollywood
Local time: 09:29
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Many thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Veronika McLaren
1 hr
  -> thanks Veronika

agree  Tushar Deep
1 hr

agree  Eckhard Boehle
11 hrs

agree  Adrian Liszewski: "times", this is how I would read it. Six times/six pieces of something. OK I must admit, I work more in machinery field:)
15 hrs
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