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Meaning of “caught in the crossfire” in the English Dictionary

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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 ​innocentvictimcaught in the crossfire of the ​currentbattle 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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