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Fire

Somewhat informal; to terminate the employment of an employee. An employee may be fired for cause, such as for sexual harassment or absenteeism, or, in many cases, without cause. A fired employee is often eligible to collect unemployment insurance for a certain period of time.
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By now I knew for sure that Breathing Fire was not going to get up' Eammon, Jesse's head lad, had departed without the horse, a tell-tale sign.
But Kate Burns, publishing director of Orchards illustrated books section, said: The dragon isnt breathing fire.
One of the guests at the launch of a new pounds 200,000 Indian restaurant was breathing fire.
The Red Dragons were breathing fire as they took a 30th minute lead through Craig Faulconbridge and, despite seeing Steve Thomas' penalty saved by Bart Griemink, looked to have the match sewn up when captain Brian Carey marked his 300th appearance for the club with a headed goal after 73 minutes.
I'm sure we'll grow sick of them in time but for now the Stereophonics are breathing fire.
Wouldn't it be great if, on the opening day of the Test Mach, there was a sculpture or other representation of a Welsh dragon breathing fire over the pavilion?
The atmosphere will be fantastic and they will be breathing fire into our players.
From the dejection of losing to Fiji in Nantes, the Welsh dragon is breathing fire again.
LATINO heartthrob Enrique Iglesias left thousands of Welsh fans breathing fire by saying Cardiff is his favourite city in ENGLAND.
Breathing Fire, a winner on the Flat when trained by Willie Musson, won only one hurdle race, a maiden at Tralee, but he ran several good races in defeat.
In addition to Moscow Flyer and Champion Hurdle contender Macs Joy, the Moone trainer could rely on Breathing Fire the Triumph Hurdle and Studmaster the County Hurdle.
THE Royal Navy's latest warship was launched yesterday - breathing fire from her bows.