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blaze away (at someone or something)

[for gunfire] to fire continually at someone or something. The guns blazed away at the oncoming ducks. The cowboy blazed away at his opponent in the gunfight.
See also: away, blaze
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I find it contradictory, telling us to save energy when all these lights blaze away every night, in particular the winter nights when it is either raining or snowing and nobody is there.
Nothing would give me greater pleasure than to see him make 110 not out and giving the big guns like Freddie Flintoff licence to blaze away at the other end.
Fire crews struggled to keep the blaze away from a diesel storage tank.
Steelers were too strong on the puck, too quick to close Coventry forwards down, found it too easy to force Blaze away from the net, and were skilful enough to take the chances.
They also positioned tanker trucks along the closed road in an attempt to keep the blaze away from southern Florida's cities.
Firefighters succeeded in guiding the blaze away from the towns and up into the hills.
The illuminations blaze away at the Lancashire resort until November 2.
Devils have one match left in their Elite League ice hockey season, against Coventry Blaze away, and have not yet qualified for the play-offs.
The depth of Somerset's batting gives the top three or four the freedom to blaze away - in their penultimate group game they recovered from 23-4 to chase down a target of 175 against Gloucestershire with an over to spare.
Cardiff Devils fought out a 2-2 ice hockey draw against Coventry Blaze away last night.
Yes, you can blaze away like a loon but it's more rewarding to take hostages and bluff your way out of trouble.
Two navy crews, totalling 140 men, were fighting a ferocious fire on deck attempting to keep the blaze away from two other gas cylinders.
And they also play rivals Coventry Blaze away on Sunday week.
His role as opener will be to drop anchor as others blaze away if they bat first and it could be a small target if they chase.
That means you can blaze away and keep the enemy heads down while you sneak up on them.