Meaning of “be in the front line” in the English Dictionary

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"be in the front line" in British English

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be in the front line

to be in an important position where you have influence, but where you are likely to be criticized or attacked:

Many social workers are in the front line of racial tension.

(Definition of “be in the front line” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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