buddy system

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a cooperative practice of pairing two or more people together for mutual assistance or safety (especially in recreational swimming)

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Earlier in the day, Army Chief General Bipin Singh Rawat ordered that retired generals will no longer have access to the buddy system, as they are meant to fight and not help ex-armymen with household chores and canteen work.
* In a special blog post, two Michigan teachers describe their students' experiences using a buddy system to collaboratively explore computer coding.
The race was conducted at Pakistan's largest inflatable race course at the Beach Luxury Hotel where kids were paired up in a buddy system with differently-abled kids to finish the obstacle course together as a team.
Rhett McLaughlin and Charles "Link" Neal, a best-friend comedic duo that goes by Rhett and Link, are best known for hosting the daily Internet talk show, "Good Mythical Morning" and are getting ready to release the second season of their YouTube Red series, "Rhett And Link's Buddy System."
Which is why we've implemented a 'buddy system', which works exactly the same way as it does when people go scuba diving.
Eugene police urge the public to call 911 if they feel in danger, to fight back if grabbed, and to always use the buddy system when walking after dark.
The start of the buddy system coincided with the launch of the iTow app, which MMDA chair Emerson Carlos said would give motorists extra protection against illegal towing operations.
Is there a "buddy system" in place with staff who are familiar with the unit?
It give us a comprehensive look at the game's buddy system, side missions, dynamic weather, and many other system new to the series.
"We have a buddy system and she is very good with the younger children and making sure her buddy is okay.
As part of the project, the Overdale Road school took part in a focus group, created a peer buddy system for play times, held awareness raising events, carried out surveys and updated school policy.
And Karen has peace of mind as his school operates a buddy system where two boys alert the secretary if Sean takes a seizure.
(You know you are on the right track when you walk into a business unit meeting, and from the dialogue taking place, you cannot easily distinguish the IT person from everyone else.) Use the "buddy system": If an embedded structure is currently beyond your reach, start with a "buddy system" where each major IT leader has a partner on the business side.
The club also fosters a buddy system where older children keep an eye on new ones, which helps to build confidence.
The editor also suggested using "the buddy system" to get a second opinion.