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firing line

1. In battle, a line of soldiers armed and ready to fire on an enemy. Our firing line will be able to push back the enemy, I'm sure of it.
2. A place where one is vulnerable to criticism. I'm not going into the boss's office right now—I'm not ready to be on the firing line this early in the morning!
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The show was Uncommon Knowledge, chaired by Peter Robinson, and one hopes that this will now succeed Firing Line on public television.
If the range is in the sun, place sun canopies over the firing line and the waiting area.
Firing Line was broadcast from 1966 to 1999, first as an hour-long program and later as a half-hour show.
To join Sanetti and others on the firing line, call 1-800-537-3006, ext.
The man, whose identity had not been disclosed, walked into the Firing Line Indoor Shooting Range, 18348 Eddy Street, around 2:15 p.
When he literally pranced back from the firing line, finished target in hand and grinning ear to ear, I knew something very good was about to happen.
Firing Line - Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier is hosting a family day on Saturday, July 25 as part of its exhibition, Waterloo Lives: The Battle For Honour.
Visitors to Firing Line - Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier can discover more at a new exhibition in collaboration with the National Army Museum.
Burley found himself in the firing line following Saturday's 1-0 reverse before suffering another blow when Lee McCulloch quit international football.
TARGET youth puts himself in the firing line for Buckfast bottle stunt; BOT-SHOT Boy takes aim while pals look on and laugh
We look forward to the best match we've held, and challenge you to Step Outside and join us on the firing line for the 2007 Shooting Industry Masters in Southern California.
Pupils from schools across the borough descended on Redditch Town Hall to take part in Local Democracy Week, which saw councillors putting themselves in the students' firing line.
Movie critics also will face the firing line at the forum, in a panel at 11:30 a.
Executives on the firing line of health care cost control will share their hard-won expertise with our audience:
A key event in the war that enabled Canada to remain a separate country from the US, the production is the brainchild of writer and composer Tim Riley with the 41st Re-enactment Society, The Firing Line Museum, and the Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Studies The event is at 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.