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"open fire" in British English

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open firenoun [C]

uk   /ˌəʊ.pən ˈfaɪər/  us   /ˌoʊ.pən ˈfaɪr/
a fire that you light outside, for example to cook on, or a fire in a space in a wall of a building, with a chimney to take the smoke away: The campers roasted marshmallows over an open fire. chestnuts roasting on an open fire
UK an open fireplace : Both rooms have an open fire.
(Definition of open fire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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open fire

start shooting a gun: Do not open fire until you hear the command.
(Definition of open fire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “open fire”
in Chinese (Simplified) 壁炉, 壁炉里的炉火…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壁爐, 壁爐裡的爐火…
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