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

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"caught in the crossfire" in British English

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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)