Definition of 'at the sharp end'
Example sentences containing 'at the sharp end'
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He'd started out as a clinical psychologist, working at the sharp end in a secure mental hospital, dealing with serial offenders. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)Nothing in his twenty-three years at the sharp end had prepared him for anything like this. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)There aren't a lot of women who make it to the rank of DCI, especially not at the sharp end of crime. KICK BACK (2002)
Definition of at the sharp end from the Collins English Dictionary
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