in the crosshairs

idiom

Definition of in the crosshairs

: being aimed at by a gun (such as a rifle) that has an aiming device with crosshairs often used figuratively The senator's voting record was in the crosshairs of his political rivals.

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“In the crosshairs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20crosshairs. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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