Definitions for under fire

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. under attack(p), under fire(p)(adj)

    subjected to enemy attack or censure

    "an official under fire for mismanagement"


  1. under fire(Adjective)

    subjected to enemy attack

  2. under fire(Adjective)

    criticized or held responsible for something


  1. Under Fire

    Under Fire is a 1983 political film set during the last days of the Nicaraguan revolution that ended the Somoza regime in 1979 Nicaragua. It stars Nick Nolte, Gene Hackman and Joanna Cassidy. The musical score by Jerry Goldsmith, which featured well-known jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, was nominated for an Academy Award. The editing by Mark Conte and John Bloom was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Editing.

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