English version

fire fight

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfire fightˈfire fight noun [countable] technical  WARa short gun battle, involving soldiers or the police
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fire fightThey meet the enemy in a fire fight, a fair skirmish.He had lost one man in the fire fight.
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