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opened-fire Sentence Examples

  • Jenn had wanted to shoot him since meeting him, and she opened fire.

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  • The light around the doorframe went dark, and the three opened fire.

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  • Since satisfaction was not given for this and the forts were being strengthened at the instigation of Arabi Pasha, the war minister, the British admiral, Sir Beauchamp Seymour (afterwards Lord Alcester), sent an ultimatum on the 10th of July and opened fire on the forts the next day.

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  • Not even deigning to notice the retreating columns, apparently too without escort, the batteries pressed forward till they reached the summit of the ridge trending eastward from Chlum towards the Elbe, whence the whole interior of the Austrian position was disclosed to them, and then they opened fire upon the Austrian reserves which lay below them in solid masses of army corps.

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  • At noon, just as the French infantry were falling in for midday roll-call, sufficient guns were in position, and suddenly opened fire.

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  • Just as the leading German troops were approaching St Hubert the French again began to fire, their bullets plunging down among the fresh arrivals, who knowing nothing of what had taken place about St Hubert (where the remnant of their own infantry were still offering a desperate resistance) opened fire into the backs of their own men, and a fourth panic began which soon spread to the stragglers crowding the Mance ravine.

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  • von Spee turned one point towards the enemy to clear the smoke, and opened fire at a gun range of 11,373 yards.

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  • She missed her with a torpedo and opened fire at Boo yards.

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  • He had spoken only a few words, however, when the insurgents, hearing some shots, and fancying they were betrayed, opened fire upon the national guard, and the archbishop fell, struck by a stray bullet.

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  • excitement, they opened fire on a fleet of British trawlers voyage on the Dogger Bank, and several fishermen were killed.

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  • The difficulties under which the siege corps laboured were very great, and it was not until the 7th of January 1871 that the rightmost battery opened fire.

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  • At the close of a day of victory he was reconnoitring the hostile positions when suddenly the Confederate outposts opened fire upon his staff, whom they mistook in the dark and tangled forest for Federal cavalry.

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  • About six weeks after, the Arnaut (or Albanian) soldiers in the service of Khosrev tumultuously demanded their pay, and surrounded the house of the defterdr (or finance minister), who in vain appealed to the pasha to satisfy their claims. The latter opened fire from the artillery of his palace on the insurgent soldiery in the house of the defterdgr, across the Ezbekia.

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  • on the 11th of July the Alexandra opened fire and the action became general.

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  • As many as twenty-eight rifled guns and 140 smoothbores would havg opened fire on the following day.

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  • The heavy guns that had been brought from the fortress were placed in position on this hill, and opened fire (7 A.M.) on the knoll, 1400 yds.

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  • Their siege artillery opened fire only on Oct.

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  • The first of the heavy batteries opened fire on the 8th of September, and on the 13th a practicable breach was reported.

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  • On the northern shores of this strait stretched the feudal state ruled over by Prince Choshu, who refused to recognize the clause opening the strait, and erected batteries on the shore, from which he opened fire on all ships which attempted to force the passage.

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  • After the disturbance in the room had gone on for some time, the soldiers opened fire with large machine guns.

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  • The crew of the Ashigara however sighted Trenchant ' s periscope and opened fire with an antiaircraft gun.

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  • Rashid opened fire on Cardoso with an AK-47 assault rifle.

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  • watched in horror as American troops opened fire on a crowd of 1,000 unarmed people here yesterday.

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  • Troops opened fire on unarmed peaceful protestors on the evening of June the 3rd 1989.

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  • I watched in horror as American troops opened fire on a crowd of 1,000 unarmed people here yesterday.

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  • He only made it a block or two before a car pulled up beside his vehicle and opened fire.

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