fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow Определение в кембриджском словаре английского
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Определение “fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow” в словаре английского

Определение "fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow" в словаре английского

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fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow

formal to do something in ​order to ​warn someone that you will take ​strongaction if that ​person does not ​changetheirbehaviour: Airline ​employees have ​fired a ​warningshotacross the company's ​bows by ​threatening to ​strike if ​higherpayincreases are not ​offered.
(Определение слова fire a (warning) shot across sb's bow из Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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