return (someone's) fire

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Definition of return (someone's) fire

: to shoot back at someone He shot at the police officer and the police officer returned his fire.

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“Return (someone's) fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/return%20%28someone%27s%29%20fire. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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