in the firing line

idiom

Definition of in the firing line

British
: in a place or position not protected from attack or criticism

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in the final/last analysis

in the firing line

in the first degree

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“In the firing line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20firing%20line. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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