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"to come out with guns blazing" is an idiomatic expression... #1 (permalink) Mon Jun 28, 2010 11:56 am   "to come out with guns blazing" is an idiomatic expression...
 

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ESL/EFL Test #853 "'Guns Etc:' Common Usages (2)", question 6

Chris is really passionate and he came out with his guns ......... at the board meeting last week. He argued with everyone at the meeting.

(a) cracking
(b) flying
(c) shooting
(d) blazing

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #853 "'Guns Etc:' Common Usages (2)", answer 6

Chris is really passionate and he came out with his guns blazing at the board meeting last week. He argued with everyone at the meeting.

Correct answer: (d) blazing

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Chris is really passionate and he came out with his guns shooting at the board meeting last week. He argued with everyone at the meeting.
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Hello,

"to come out with guns blazing" is an idiomatic expression, isn`t it? I guess it means be ready to argue with a passion. Am I right.

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"to come out with guns blazing" is an idiomatic expression... #2 (permalink) Mon Jun 28, 2010 13:55 pm   "to come out with guns blazing" is an idiomatic expression...
 

Yes, that is right.
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"to come out with guns blazing" is an idiomatic expression... #3 (permalink) Wed Sep 01, 2010 7:15 am   "to come out with guns blazing" is an idiomatic expression...
 

hello, nice idiom, like ''have a low boiling point''?
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"to come out with guns blazing" is an idiomatic expression... #4 (permalink) Wed Sep 01, 2010 7:24 am   "to come out with guns blazing" is an idiomatic expression...
 

Well, a person with a low boiling point would probably come out with guns blazing, yes.
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