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in the firing line

also in the line of fire, US also on the firing line
likely to be criticized, attacked, or got rid of: He found himself in the firing line for his sexist remarks.
(Definition of in the firing line from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in the firing line”
in Chinese (Simplified) 易遭到批评(或攻击、抛弃)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 易遭到批評(或攻擊、拋棄)…
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