open fire

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Definition of open fire

: to begin shooting A man opened fire in a crowded mall. often + on The soldiers opened fire on enemy troops.

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“Open fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20fire. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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