When you haven't been in the cross-fire of a smart debater, you panic in the moment.
And, not only will they watch to see how you play ball, but how you act under all sorts of cross-fire, and in emergencies.
His lordship listened, though with a cross-fire of interruptions.
This cross-fire cleared that portion of the field; McCulloch's whole line gave way and retired out of view.
Irene kept up a cross-fire of words with the vicomte and Velletri.
The working parties were also exposed to a cross-fire, and large numbers of men were killed every day.
And now there was a cross-fire of welcomes and "We have missed you so much," and "How well you look!"
She might even have turned whiter than she did, and yet not be said to show the cross-fire of torments in her heart.
The kissing and hand-shaking began, and a cross-fire of good-byes.
On his arrival the enemy, exposed to a cross-fire, ran the risk of being surrounded and captured.