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Use "take the field" in a sentence
"Albert and his immediate successors — Johann of Streitberg (1421-28) and Konrad VII of Rehlingen (1428-37), a Westphalian — had to take the field against the Hussites, who had made several devastating inroads into the territory of the diocese."
"“Speaking of playing,” said Abner Powell, “would you mind letting us take the field with you?”"
"Should that not be possible, then, said Lee, it might be better for Elzey to take the field in North Carolina and for Gustavus Smith to assume command of the Richmond district."