A region in which a war is being fought.‘more troops were transferred to the war zone’figurative ‘for children in the ghetto, even the playground is a war zone’
- ‘Local journalist Hassan Alawi visited three of the bomb sites in the city and said the area looked like a war zone.’
- ‘The charity has representatives in Baghdad and the unds will be used to buy goods in Dubai and Jordan and then transport them to the war zone.’
- ‘Her son, Scott, an army signals specialist, is somewhere in the war zone.’
- ‘This effectively means that British troops remain in the war zone until the end of next year.’
- ‘It was a war zone and I was middle of it and I just couldn't understand what we were doing there.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.