Significado de “fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow” - Diccionario inglés

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fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow


to do something in order to warn someone that you will take strong action if that person does not change their behaviour:

Airline employees have fired a warning shot across the company's bows by threatening to strike if higher pay increases are not offered.

(Definición de fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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