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blaze away at (someone or something)

To shoot a gun at a target repeatedly. The officer blazed away at the fleeing criminal and finally struck him in the leg. William blazed away at the bull's eye and still didn't land a single shot!
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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.
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Botha (54, 126 balls, nine fours) displayed an indefatigable composure which allowed Carter (67, 62 balls, nine fours and a six) to blaze away to good effect at the other end.
Opposite the hospital is a ball park and BMX track which includes many large arc lights which blaze away every night.
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.
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.
Ruby Walsh is likely to allow Balla Sola blaze away in front.
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.