To hang fire

Definition of To hang fire

(Mil.) to be slow in communicating fire through the vent to the charge; as, the gun hangs fire; hence, to hesitate, to hold back as if in suspense.

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To go to sea
To go to the dogs
To go to the wall
To go to work
To gobble up
To grapple with
To grasp at
To grease in the hand
to grease the palm of
To grow out of
To grow up
To gulp up
To hand down
To hand over
To handle without gloves
To handle without mittens
To hang around
To hang back
To hang by the eyelids
To hang down
-To hang fire-
To hang in doubt
To hang in the hedge
To hang on
To hang on the lips
To hang out
To hang out the white flag
To hang over
To hang the flag half-mast high
To hang to
To hang together
To hang upon
To happen in
To happen on
To harden the neck
To hark back
To harp on one string
To haul around
To haul home the sheets of a sail
To haul off
To haul over the coals
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