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friendly fire

noun [U] uk   us   specialized
during a war, shooting that is hitting you from your own side, not from the enemy: Three soldiers were killed by friendly fire when a mortar bomb hit their truck.
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Translations of “friendly fire”
in Chinese (Traditional) (戰爭中)誤傷自己人的火力,來自友軍的炮火…
in Chinese (Simplified) (战争中)误伤自己人的火力,来自友军的炮火…
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