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caught in the crossfire

to be involved in a situation where people around you are arguing: The Health Minister, who resigned today, claims she is an innocent victim caught in the crossfire of the current battle over inflation.
(Definition of caught in the crossfire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “caught in the crossfire”
in Chinese (Simplified) 被卷入(他人的)纷争中,卷入交锋…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被捲入(他人的)紛爭中,捲入交鋒…
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