Idiom: Stare down the barrel of a gun
If someone is staring down the barrel of a gun, there's a high risk of something very bad happening.Country: International English | Subject Area: War, weapons and conflict | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Lock, stock and barrel
- Scraping the barrel
- Barrel of laughs
- Over a barrel
- Pork barrel
- Shooting fish in a barrel
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