Examples of firefight in a Sentence
a firefight between police and bank robbers
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Friday's incident marked the first time a U.S. service member has died in action in Somalia since Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken, a senior chief petty officer, was killed in May of last year in a firefight with al-Shabab militants.
President Trump presented the Medal of Honor to retired Navy SEAL Britt Slabinski for his heroism during a firefight in Afghanistan 16 years ago.
Natalya is constantly running into the middle of firefights, which results in an instant mission failure whenever she gets gunned down.
An Interior Ministry press release from July 1 mentions a raid on Ciudad Caribia and says seven people died in a firefight with police, and that nine others were arrested on drug charges, but the couples’ names are not mentioned.
On June 22, 1967, Anderson was killed and Satan wounded in a firefight.
Many of the soldiers Gabe fought with that day were still in Afghanistan, and Bob's knowledge of the firefight was still somewhat sketchy.
Many of the soldiers Gabe fought with that day were still in Afghanistan, and Bob’s knowledge of the firefight was still somewhat sketchy.
Lucy’s mother Carol, the head of Rittenhouse, was shot by her conniving agent Emma (Annie Wersching), and Rufus was killed in a firefight — in a different situation than Jiya had seen.
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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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