point duty point duty

Definition(s):

  • (n) the control of traffic by a policeman stationed at an intersection

Usage(s):

  1. The car stopped to avoid running over one of the police on point duty, and General Feng got out and ordered his bodyguard to kill the constable.
  2. Police on point duty manned four major intersections in the CBD, and one or two others were manned for brief periods by public-minded citizens who did not mind getting soaked.
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