What is wrong with this sentence:

For many armed services personnel baste around the world, Thanksgiving evokes memories of watching Mom baste the turkey.

Answer:

For many armed services personnel based around the world, Thanksgiving evokes memories of watching Mom baste the turkey.

based: located at a specific facility from which one operates

baste: keep meat moist by pouring liquid (butter, oil, etc.) over it while it cooks

© Terry W. Light 2007

Lewisburg, Pa.

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