Examples of firing line in a Sentence
a brave soldier who was never far behind the firing line
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More than 130 fire personnel were working on the fire Friday, and crews were expected to continue building fire lines and using air suppression.
Firefighters are trying to stay ahead of the flames, digging fire lines and laying hose in case gusty winds send embers flying.
But the constant rapid-fire line of movies shooting never happened.
Light rain and snow fell across the area mid-week, helping the nearly 700 fire personnel gain ground and strengthen fire lines.
Most of the day will be driving from camp to the fire line and then working.
Crews are focusing on continuing to secure the fire line, Ralph Lucas, operations section chief for the Tinder Fire, said.
Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned on a visit near the cease-fire line with Syria in the Golan Heights last week.
Mast and her neighbors on the intact side of the fire line have learned that well in the past six months.
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FIRING LINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of firing line for English Language Learners
: a line of soldiers who are shooting at an enemy
: a place or position in which someone is not protected from attack or criticism
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