under attack(p), under fire(p)(adj)
subjected to enemy attack or censure
"an official under fire for mismanagement"
subjected to enemy attack
criticized or held responsible for something
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.
The numerical value of under fire in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of under fire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
His battery was under fire for an hour and a half.
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.
The EU has justifiably come under fire for its response to the refugee crisis but today's proposals ... will do nothing to allay this.
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.
It certainly is. It's a lot of scrutiny and frankly, it's a lot of statements that are under fire, and I hope Ben's going to be OK with it. It's going to be interesting to see what happens -- time will tell.
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