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open fire

Definition of open fire in English:

Begin to shoot a weapon.
Example sentences
  • Distracted by this new threat, the infantry began to open fire on the oncoming cars.
  • The two boxcars with machine turrets and the open artillery boxcar began to open fire.
  • Once he had cut the others free, Richard and I began opening fire on the others who were firing from the car.
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