on the firing line

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Definition of on the firing line

: in a place or position not protected from attack or criticism School administrators are not on the firing line every day like the teachers are.

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“On the firing line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20firing%20line. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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