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  • He came with a delegation and advised them bluntly to make each man sign a loyalty oath before allowing him to fly on a combat mission.
  • Milo took a firm moral stand and absolutely refused to participate in the Glorious Loyalty Oath Crusade until Captain Black called upon him with his delegation and requested him to.

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  • ’You don’t know how to delegate responsibility,’ Corporal Whitcomb informed him sullenly.
  • Corporal Whitcomb tells me you don’t know how to delegate responsibility.
  • The chaplain shook his head, feeling despicably remiss because he did not know how to delegate responsibility and had no initiative, and because he really had been tempted to disagree with the colonel.
  • We call that delegation of responsibility.
  • He wanted to find out about the madman in the woods as quickly as possible, to check if there ever really had been a Captain Flume, but his first chore, he recalled with reluctance, was to appease Corporal Whitcomb for neglecting to delegate enough responsibility to him.

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as in: is a delegate Define
a person appointed or elected to represent others
as in: delegate the job Define
assign tasks to other people (rather than doing them personally)
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