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Advanced English force in manoeuvres - they might be in tanks (9)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'they might be in tanks' is the definition.

'advanced english force in manoeuvres' is the subsidiary indication.

'advanced' becomes 'a'.

'force' becomes 'f' (symbol used in Physics e.g. f=ma).

'in manoeuvres' indicates anagramming the letters (I've seen this in other clues).


'englishf' with letters rearranged gives 'ngelfish'.


This clue was last seen in The Independent

(Other definitions for angelfish that I've seen before include "Brightly-coloured swimmer", "Swimmer" and "shark".)


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