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"

Wiktionary

  1. under fire(Adjective)

    subjected to enemy attack

  2. under fire(Adjective)

    criticized or held responsible for something

Freebase

  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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of under fire in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of under fire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brian Williams:

    Because I knew we had all come under fire, I guess I had assumed that all of the airframes took some damage because we all went down.

  2. Pete Mansoor:

    It's pretty difficult to believe, i remember every time I was under fire in Iraq, especially if your vehicle is an aircraft that's been hit. That's something that gets seared into your memory for all time.

  3. John Heiser:

    With the rebels within 100 yards of his position, Cushing was shot and killed during this heroic stand. His actions made it possible for the Union Army to successfully repulse the Confederate assault. his battery was under fire for an hour and a half.

  4. Andy Bellatti:

    My jaw just hit the floor and my eyebrows just hit the ceiling, you would think an organization that has come under fire for so many years for its relations with food companies might pick something other than a highly processed cheese product for its first endorsement.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    Trump under fire Trump also came under attack from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who dismissed the reality TV star's policies as hewn from Saturday morning cartoons. This is not a serious proposal, in fact, it will push the Muslim world, the Arab world away from us at a time when we need to reengage with them to be able to create a strategy to destroy ISIS.

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