U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary

By your leave…

1. A phrase spoken by a junior when overcoming a senior prior to passing. 2. With your permission. 3. A request to be allowed to depart. Usually followed by “sir” or “ma’am”.


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  • Lance Cooley

    What about behoove? seems there is always someone behooving you or how it always behooves you to do something. Whopper Jr.= Burger King = BK = Bravo Kilo = Baby Killer.

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