shooting match


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Related to shooting match: the whole shooting match
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shooting match

n the whole shooting match (fig) (fam) → l'intera faccenda
References in classic literature ?
When Robin was a youth of eighteen, stout of sinew and bold of heart, the Sheriff of Nottingham proclaimed a shooting match and offered a prize of a butt of ale to whosoever should shoot the best shaft in Nottinghamshire.
"Now," quoth he, "my bow and eke mine arrows are as good as shine; and moreover, I go to the shooting match at Nottingham Town, which same has been proclaimed by our good Sheriff of Nottinghamshire; there I will shoot with other stout yeomen, for a prize has been offered of a fine butt of ale."
Which means I'd give the whole shooting match just to be back where I was before I quit sleeping under the stars and come into the hen-coops
Geordie and Will came together, two sturdy eleven and twelve year olders, and, fixing their round blue eyes on Rose, fired off a question apiece, as if it was a shooting match and she the target.
I carry it in a Milt Sparks holster and belt rig (miltsparks.com), but now I'd like to shoot a practical shooting match with said gun and holster.
Personally, I fell out of love with the whole shooting match when eventer Zara Phillips lifted the crown 12 years ago.
A publishing company holding a shooting match for those in the industry?
Duterte likens Magdalo to ISIS, asks son Paolo to engage Trillanes in shooting match !-- -- Alexis Romero (philstar.com) - November 17, 2018 - 2:11pm PORT MORESBY President RodrigoDuterte has compared the Magdalo group to Islamic State terrorists, saying the public should be wary of the rebel soldiers, some of whom are critical of him.
This competition is consisting of marching over Cambrian Mountains, crossing deserts shooting match on the Senny Bridge Training Area.
On April 28, the Trap Team had a shooting match at Rend Lake Shooting Complex.
SITUATION: A prize-rich shooting match sponsored by a successful armed citizen brings many violence survivors together, allowing them to share the lessons they've learned.
Exercise Cambrian Patrol began in 1959, when a group of Welsh Territorial Army soldiers designed a weekend training event, featuring long distance marching over the Cambrian Mountains, culminating in a shooting match on the Sennybridge training area.