in (one's) cross hairs

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in (one's) cross hairs

1. Literally, visible in one's gunsight. Once you've got the deer in your cross hairs, shoot! Once he had me in his cross hairs, I put my hands up and admitted defeat.
2. By extension, in a position in which other people are eager to criticize or attack. The CEO has been in politicians' cross hairs for his recent comments on immigration.
See also: cross, hair
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