Definition of 'firing'
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Real weapons are kept in storage and used at firing ranges. Times, Sunday Times (2017)If rugby were to get nervous, then there would be a queue for the firing squad. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Raise the red flag and they'll avoid you like a live firing range. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The captain removed himself from the firing line after that, bruised of finger and ego. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He did not have a card to play when he went in to face the FA firing squad. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In reality, this is pretty hard to credit, given the security around the firing process. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The official data showed an economy firing on all cylinders. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These were made for the firing range not the white cube. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He just stayed onside before firing in his second. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Other members of the firing squad took over the task of finishing off her husband. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Is your hiring operation firing on all cylinders? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Along the beach was an army firing range where we would spend hours playing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In front of the memorial are six trees representing a firing squad. The Sun (2013)At four of the locations firing squads were lined up. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She got them moved away and out of the firing line, so to speak. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Man's best friend has been in the firing line for a good couple of decades. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Instead, it was usually my attitude that kept all cylinders from firing. Christianity Today (2000)He thinks he might be in the firing line this weekend, too. The Sun (2012)From that moment the theatre's sense of drift changed to one of firing on all cylinders. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This week three monster hunters stumbled on to a military firing range in Germany. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You feel like you're in front of a firing squad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He maybe should have gone one further and taken Hazard out of the firing line too. The Sun (2015)But it's by no means firing on all cylinders in this important respect. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You'll stand in front of a firing squad for them if you need to. The Sun (2012)But she is not putting me in the firing line for taking her make-up. The Sun (2013)He met us at Heathrow, ebullient and firing on all cylinders. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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