shoot on sight

idiom

Definition of shoot on sight

: to immediately shoot (someone) one sees The guards were ordered to shoot on sight anyone who tried to escape.

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“Shoot on sight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shoot%20on%20sight. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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