hold one's fire

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Definition of hold one's fire

: to not shoot Tell the men to hold their fire until I give the order.

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“Hold one's fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20one%27s%20fire. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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