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firing linenoun [S]

uk   us  
be in the firing line ( US on the firing line)
to be in a ​position where you are likely to be criticized or blamed: The ​firm is the first in the ​firingline over ​corporate '​abuses'. Affirmative ​actionpolicies and ​programs are on the ​firingline.
(Definition of firing line from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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