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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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Ian Ladyman, Daily MailAfter a night in which the Welsh dragon breathed fire and brimstone, the Principality sit proudly as the unlikely, yet totally deserved, leaders of their group.
Byrne capped another outstanding display by scorching over as the Welsh dragons breathed fire to beat the Wallabies for only the second time in 21 years.
PLENTY of BeUe Vale games were frozen off, but Dillon Far relly's double breathed fire into Mags Dragons as they earned a valuable 2-1 under-lOs win over Johns Boys (Conor Hall).