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  • Bang on about ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bang out of order
  • Bang to rights
  • Bang your head against a brick wall
  • Bang, bang, Maxwell's silver hammer came down upon her head ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Baptism of fire ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bernie, the bolt ( A catchphrase from The Golden Shot )
  • Big Shot Becky ( Nickname of basketball player Becky Hammon )
  • Big Shot Bob ( Nickname of basketball player Robert Horry )
  • Big bang
  • Big shot
  • Bite the bullet ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Blaze away at
  • Blow great guns
  • Blow your brains out
  • Booster shot
  • Breathe fire
  • Bricks and mortar ( Cockney rhyming slang for daughter )
  • Bullet Joe ( Nickname of baseball player Charles Rogan )
  • C'mon Colman's, light my fire ( Colman's Mustard advertising slogan )
  • Cannon fodder
  • Catch fire
  • Cheap shot
  • Chew a gun
  • Chicago piano
  • Chicago typewriter
  • Chinese fire drill
  • Choose your weapon
  • Clicks and mortar
  • Come On Baby Light My Fire ( The Doors song )
  • Come home to a real fire ( Coal Board advertising slogan )
  • Cowboy coffee
  • Cowboy marketing
  • Crazy Gun Barney ( Nickname of Barney Fife ( Don Knotts ) )
  • Desperate Dan ( a cowboy strongman character in the British comic The Dandy )
  • Dodged a bullet
  • Don't shoot the messenger
  • Don't shoot the piano player
  • Don't shoot until you can see the whites of their eyes
  • Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble
  • Draw someone's fire
  • Dressed to kill
  • Drive by shooting
  • Drugstore cowboy
  • Drunk tank
  • Faster than a speeding bullet ( A catchphrase from Superman )
  • Fight fire with fire
  • Fire And Rain ( James Taylor song )
  • Fire Sale
  • Fire and brimstone
  • Fire away
  • Fire down below
  • Fire engine red
  • Fire in the hole
  • Fire in your belly
  • Fire storm
  • Fire the imagination ( inspire with enthusiasm )
  • Fire up the Quattro ( A catchphrase from Gene Glenister In Ashes To Ashes )
  • Flash in the pan
  • Friendly fire
  • Gang bang
  • Gangster rap
  • Get a bang out of something
  • Get on like a house on fire
  • Get shot of
  • Give it the gun
  • Give it your best shot
  • Go great guns
  • Go in for the kill
  • Go postal
  • Go through fire and water for
  • Go with a bang
  • Great Balls Of Fire ( Jerry Lee Lewis song )
  • Grunt cruncher ( military tank - grunt is a slang term for infantryman )
  • Gun down
  • Gunboat diplomacy
  • Gunfight At The O K Corral ( Burt Lancaster / Kurt Douglas movie )
  • Gunpowder treason and plot ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Guns before butter ( Political slogan )
  • Hair trigger
  • Hang fire
  • Happiness Is A Warm Gun ( The Beatles song )
  • Harp puts out the fire ( Harp Lager advertising slogan )
  • Have a shot at
  • Have gun, will travel ( A catchphrase from TV series )
  • Have many irons in the fire
  • He shot through like a Bondi tram
  • Heap coals of fire on someone's head
  • Hire and fire
  • Hold a gun to his head
  • Hot shot
  • I Shot The Sheriff ( Eric Clapton song )
  • I lit a fire, isn't it good, Norwegian wood? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • I'd kill for a cup of tea
  • If I tell you I will have to shoot you
  • If I tell you, I'll have to kill you
  • If looks could kill
  • In at the kill
  • In the line of fire
  • Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?
  • Jump the gun
  • Just shoot me
  • Keep your powder dry
  • Kill Bill ( Quentin Tarantino movie )
  • Kill or be killed
  • Kill or cure
  • Kill stone dead
  • Kill the fatted calf
  • Kill the goose that lays the golden egg
  • Kill time
  • Kill time until time kills you
  • Kill two birds with one stone
  • Kill with kindness
  • Laser Rocket Arm ( Nickname of Peyton Manning )
  • Leave the gun, take the cannoli ( line from The Godfather )
  • Liar liar: pants on fire
  • Licence To Kill ( James Bond movie Timothy Dalton )
  • Licensed to kill
  • Light My Fire ( The Doors song )
  • Light a fire under him
  • Light a fire under some
  • Like a pig from a gun
  • Like a shot
  • Little Sure Shot ( Nickname of Annie Oakley )
  • Lock stock and barrel
  • Long shot
  • Loose cannon
  • Machine Gun Kelly ( Nickname of George Kelly )
  • Magic bullet
  • Magnum opus
  • Mail shot
  • Midnight Cowboy ( Dustin Hoffman / Jon Voight movie )
  • More bang for your buck
  • Mother Superior jumped the gun ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Mr. Big Shot ( Nickname of Chauncey Billups )
  • Mr. Cowboy ( Nickname of Bob Lilly )
  • Never fired in anger
  • Not by a long shot
  • Not with a bang but a whimper ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • Not with a bang but with a whimper
  • Open fire
  • Out of the frying pan into the fire
  • Pack heat
  • Packing heat
  • Packing lead
  • Parting shot
  • Perfect shot
  • Piss like a fire engine
  • Pistol Pete ( Nickname of Pete Maravich )
  • Pistol Pete ( Nickname of Pete Sampras )
  • Play with fire
  • Poacher turned gamekeeper
  • Pull the trigger
  • Pull your chestnuts out of the fire
  • Put a gun to your head
  • Put a tiger in Your Tank ( Esso advertising slogan )
  • Quick on the draw
  • Rear gunner ( slang term for a homosexual )
  • Remember remember the fifth of November ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rhinestone cowboy
  • Ride shotgun
  • Rifle through
  • Ring Of Fire ( Johnny Cash song )
  • Road kill
  • Rootin'est, tootin'est cowboy
  • Rubber bullet ( a bullet made of rubber or plastic and used for riot control )
  • Run toward the sound of gunfire
  • Russian roulette
  • Saturday night special
  • Secret weapon
  • See how they run like pigs from a gun ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • See what we mean ( Canon advertising slogan )
  • Set Fire to the Rain ( Adele song )
  • Set the Thames on fire
  • Set the world on fire
  • Set your hair on fire
  • Shoot 'em up
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Shoot a fairy
  • Shoot blanks
  • Shoot down in flames ( destroy an argument or theory )
  • Shoot first, ask questions later
  • Shoot from the hip
  • Shoot him down in flames
  • Shoot hoops
  • Shoot it out
  • Shoot me now
  • Shoot on sight
  • Shoot someone a line
  • Shoot straight ( to talk or deal honestly )
  • Shoot the breeze
  • Shoot the moon ( remove household goods by night to avoid paying rent )
  • Shoot the puppy
  • Shoot through ( to leave or abscond )
  • Shoot to kill
  • Shoot your cuffs
  • Shoot your mouth off
  • Shoot yourself in the foot
  • Shooting war
  • Shootout at the OK Corral
  • Shot across the bows
  • Shot in the arm ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Shot in the dark
  • Shot to hell
  • Shot while trying to escape
  • Shotgun wedding
  • Silver bullet ( a simple and seeming effortless solution to a difficult problem )
  • Slap bang in the middle
  • Smoking gun
  • Son of a gun
  • Stick to your guns
  • Stop, or my mom will shoot ( line from Sylvestor Stallone movie )
  • Stronger ( What Doesn't Kill You ) ( Kelly Clarkson song )
  • Take a pot shot at
  • That which does not kill us makes us stronger ( Friedrich Nietzsche quotation )
  • The Bronze Goddess of Fire ( Nickname of LaWanda Page )
  • The Cajun Cannon ( Nickname of Bobby Hebert )
  • The Cowboy State ( Nickname of the US state of Wyoming )
  • The Fast Gun From Texas ( Nickname of Dan Troop ( John Russell ) )
  • The Fighting Cowboy ( Nickname of James Tillis )
  • The Gun That Won The West ( Nickname of the Colt revolver )
  • The Guns Of Navarone ( Gregory Peck / David Niven movie )
  • The Hoosier Hot Shot ( Nickname of humourist Herb Shriner )
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance ( James Stewart / John Wayne movie )
  • The Man With The Golden Gun ( James Bond movie Roger Moore )
  • The Mississippi Bullet ( Nickname of Monta Ellis )
  • The Polish Cannon ( Nickname of Sebastian Janikowski )
  • The Reading Rifle ( Nickname of Carl Furillo )
  • The Ring Of Fire ( Johnny Cash song )
  • The Singing Cowboy ( Nickname of Gene Autry )
  • The Singing Cowboy ( Nickname of Roy Rogers )
  • The Springfield Rifle ( Nickname of Vic Raschi )
  • The cereal that's shot from guns! ( Quaker Puffed Wheat advertising slogan )
  • The fat is in the fire
  • The heavy artillery
  • The money shot
  • The shot heard around the world
  • There's a tiger in my tank
  • There's no smoke without fire
  • They Shoot Horses Don't They? ( Jane Fonda movie )
  • This Wheel's On Fire ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Thou shalt not kill
  • Throw Another Log On The Fire ( Outlaws song )
  • Time to kill
  • To Kill A Mockingbird ( Gregory Peck movie )
  • Too many irons in the fire
  • Trigger happy
  • Turkey shoot
  • Two irons in the fire
  • Under fire
  • Under the gun
  • Urban cowboy
  • We've got you covered
  • Welcome to the Jungle ( Guns n Roses song )
  • Where there's smoke there's fire
  • Where's the fire?
  • Who's finger do you want on the trigger?
  • With both barrels
  • You couldn't catch a monkey with a shotgun and a sack
  • You'll get shot

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