Commando

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Commando ★★★ 1985 (R)

An ex commando leader's daughter is kid napped in a blackmail scheme to make him depose a South American president. He fights instead, and proceeds to rescue his daughter amid a torrential flow of fall ing bodies. Violent action spiced with throwaway comic lines. 90m/C VHS, DVD, Bluray Disc . Chelsea Field, Bill Paxton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells, James Olson, David Patrick Kelly, Alyssa Milano, Bill Duke; D: Mark L. Lester; W: Steven E. de Souza; C: Matthew F. Leonetti; M: James Horner.

commando

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com·man·do / kəˈmandō/ • n. (pl. -dos) a soldier specially trained to carry out raids. ∎  a unit of such troops. ∎  a group forming part of a larger organization, typically an illegal or secret one, and carrying out attacks on its behalf.

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commando a soldier specially trained for carrying out raids; a unit of such troops. The term is recorded from the late 18th century (denoting a militia, originally consisting of Boers in South Africa); it comes ultimately from Portuguese commandar ‘to command’.
go commando informal expression meaning, wear no underpants.