crossfire crossfire  /ˈkrɔs faɪr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a lively or heated interchange of ideas and opinions
  2. (n) fire from two or more points so that the lines of fire cross

Usage(s):

  1. Caught in the crossfire, Christian Democratic Premier Aldo Moro asked the Vatican for a list of all its Italian stockholdings, assuring the Holy.
  2. This sometimes bitter crossfire between the government and the press is not a bad thing.
  3. Caught in a Pentagon crossfire, a general resigns He led his troops into combat in Korea and Viet Nam with such gallantry that he was twice awarded the Silver Star, the.

News

  1. Sylvia Day's Entwined with You Debuts at #1 Everywhere

    NEW YORK, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Entwined with You , the third book in Sylvia Day's Crossfire series, which includes #1 international bestseller Bared to You and #1 New York Times bestseller ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Colombia's long-elusive goal: land reform

    Caught in the crossfire between far-right militias and leftist rebels, 40 families abandoned the farm they shared in the foothills of Colombia's Montes de Maria range. The land repeatedly switched hands ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Mississippi couples in crossfire of ruling on gay marriage

    Mississippi stands to be caught in the crossfire of what could be one of the most high-profile cases since Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling that ended segregation.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Hattiesburg American

Quotes

  1. "At this late stage, interjecting more young American troops into the crossfire of an Iraqi civil war is simply not the right approach," said Rep. Ric Keller, R-Fla.
    on Jan 11, 2007 By: Ric Keller Source: Washington Post

  2. "For the safety of everyone, we're going out ...... because we cannot live with our conscience if some of you get hurt in the crossfire," Antonio Trillanes, one of the officers on trial, told reporters.
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: Antonio Trillanes IV Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Is this going to solve the case, create further investigation or change anybody's mind? Probably not, but it supports the contentions of conspiracy researchers all through the years," said Jim Marrs, whose book, "Crossfire: The Plot That...
    on May 24, 2007 By: Jim Marrs Source: Forbes

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