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Servicemen who have a job to do (4,5)


I believe the answer is:

task force

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'servicemen who' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both groups as well as being singular nouns.
Maybe there's a link between them I don't understand?

'a job to do' is the wordplay.
'a job' becomes 'task' (synonyms).
'to do' becomes 'force' (forcing is a kind of doing).

'have' is the link.

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(Other definitions for task force that I've seen before include "Group organised for a specific purpose" , "Single-purpose group" , "working group" , "Special work group" , "subcommittee" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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