very close range

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  • It was established that all three were shot at very close range, probably in a line.
  • A few minutes later he engaged a second enemy plane at very close range.
  • The coastal guns scored several hits on her port side at very close range.
  • He laughed, and their eyes met, at very close range. Cited from Number Seventeen, by Louis Tracy
  • Several victims were shot in the head at very close range as they attempted to hide.
  • So tiresome when we want to talk at very close range. Cited from Letters to Helen, by Keith Henderson
  • He out-manoeuvred this machine and fired on it at very close range.
  • However, the head wounds brought instant death without question, particularly because White fired at very close range.
  • Asaduzzaman was shot from very close range by a police officer.
  • The .25ACP round was not very powerful and was of use only at very close range.
  • Meanwhile some enemy field gunners were firing at the British at very close range. Cited from The Story of the "9th King's" in France, by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  • He singled out one and diving on it from behind, opened fire at very close range.
  • Waiting until the French were within very close range, the British commander gave his troops the command to rise and fire.
  • The fact that the second accent is only lost at very close range favors this idea. Cited from Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1, by Various
  • The shot was fired at very close range too -- look how the wrapper is burnt! Cited from The Hand in the Dark, by Arthur J. Rees
  • Mobilio was shot twice in the back, and once in the head at "very close range".
  • Infantry shock action required the holding of fire until the enemy was in very close range, and was used in defence as well as attack.
  • This, however, is only conspicuous when birds are seen at very close range, e.g. in captivity.
  • Due to their weight, these were normally thrown from very close range or directly placed in vulnerable spots onto an enemy vehicle.
  • Rat-shot is generally used for shooting at snakes, rodents, and other small animals at very close range.
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