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File down his sights

Posted by ESC on February 17, 2004

In Reply to: File down his sights posted by Tabor on February 17, 2004

: What does the phrase "he filed down his sights" or "I've got to file down my sights" mean? I know it's a metaphor, and I know it's language taken from riflery. But that's as far as I can get with it. Thank you.

I've looked in several references and found "zero."