Examples of firefight in a Sentence
a firefight between police and bank robbers
Recent Examples of firefight from the Web
In the April 30 incident, Army Spec. Gabriel Conde, 22, was shot by enemy fighters in a firefight in Kapisa province while providing security for U.S. Special Operations troops.
Officers on both sides of the border raised their guns, and a firefight broke out.
Crenshaw's arrest record includes previous offenses dating to 2008, for trespassing, disorderly intoxication, vandalism, and battery on police officers, firefights and city code inspectors.
Major Osbourne provided a timeline of how the firefight played out.
Carter’s platoon endured an unrelenting cycle of raids and firefights, adrenaline and carnage.
Extra firefighters and battalion chiefs trained in managing complex firefights were put on-call.
President Trump will award the Medal of Honor to a Navy warrior who led a 2002 firefight and rescue mission atop a mountain in Afghanistan.
After Sam is shot during a firefight with the cartel, a suspect is interrogated and reveals new information on the whereabouts of Spencer Williams (Lamont Thompson), the man who kidnapped the son of Mosley (Nia Long).
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FIREFIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of firefight for English Language Learners
: a battle in which people shoot guns; especially : a usually short and fast gunfight between opposing military units
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