Synonyms for under fire

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Many of their men have seen service and have been under fire.

Under fire you said a most courageous, womanly, creditable thing.

They are drunk all day, and it is next to impossible to get them under fire.

Do you mean the weather, or the fact that we have been under fire?

He told Lena he would never forget how I had stood by him when he was 'under fire.'

Under fire, it had forged a way through Guiguinto and Malolos.

Under fire, it had forded the Tulijan, shoulder-deep to the shorter men.

He had never been under fire and his throat dried at the anticipation.

But put them under fire: you will have enough of your hirelings!

He had really been under fire, with "sure-enough bullets" singing about his ears!