English version

front line

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfront lineˌfront ˈline noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable usually singular]WAR the place where fighting happens in a war syn frontin/on the front line πŸ”Š troops who had served in the front line at Magdeburg πŸ”Š three miles behind the front line2 β†’ in the front line β€”front-line adjective [only before noun] πŸ”Š front-line troops
Examples from the Corpus
front lineβ€’ The entire front line, with few exceptions, went down in the consuming blast.β€’ Or his practice of filming in the front line, and even beyond the front line?β€’ So where is the front line in a war like that?β€’ The camera eventually tracks away leaving the boy still shaking his boot, part of the furniture of the front line.β€’ 68% of people approve of women fighting on the front lines.β€’ Researchers concluded that the front line of HIV prevention had shifted to smaller cities.in/on the front lineβ€’ He argued that these were the people on the front line.β€’ They were sitting in the front line of chairs.β€’ Then they started on the front line of police.β€’ She is trapped in the front line on the killing streets of Western Sarajevo.β€’ Not so much the opposition - what shook me up was to see children being used in the front line by protestors.
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