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    bieasy is offline Senior Member
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    Cool Kill from a close distance

    Hi,

    When someone use a gunfire and shoot another person from a very close distance, we say in French "Tirer bout portant". (= To shoot from a carrying edge) Do you have a similar term in English?

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    Re: Kill from a close distance

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    When someone use a gunfire and shoot another person from a very close distance, we say in French "Tirer bout portant". (= To shoot from a carrying edge) Do you have a similar term in English?
    shoot from 'point blank range'

    so close he/she had powder burns

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    bieasy is offline Senior Member
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    Cool Re: Kill from a close distance

    Quote Originally Posted by riverkid View Post
    shoot from 'point blank range'

    so close he/she had powder burns
    So is the following sentence correct: "He was shot from point blank range"

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    Re: Kill from a close distance

    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    So is the following sentence correct: "He was shot from point blank range"
    Uh-huh, it sure is, Bieasy.

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    bieasy is offline Senior Member
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    Cool Re: Kill from a close distance

    Quote Originally Posted by riverkid View Post
    Uh-huh, it sure is, Bieasy.
    Thank you,

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