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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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Then Fletcher wanted too long to fire away a second-half effort which cannoned against Huth's arm.
While battling in the streets of Havana, players fire away at enemy combatants while in pursuit of Castro.
Crews are working to keep the fire away from the Anderson Creek drainage, active timber sales on national forest land, spotted owl habitat and developed properties to the south of the Mount Washington Wilderness.
We'll fire away with that and whatever will be, will be when the decision is made.
I told him to fire away and then I just remember going to sleep.
Both fighters went into the ring with unbeaten records and it was Clatworthy, one of boxing's twins, who took the fight to the taller Rhondda boxer in the opening stanza, slipping inside the long leads to fire away with combinations to head and body.
Ground firefighters, helicopters and airplanes kept the Topanga Fire away from all but two homes and a few other structures, at a cost of $5.
Firefighters battled to keep a large fire away from a Cardiff primary school last night when a timber yard went up in flames.
Fortunately the wind direction took the fire away from the drums.
The Scots have never beaten Rhine Fire away but Criner rapped: "If we can win in Frankfurt, then there is no reason why we cannot win in Dusseldorf.
This is a great opportunity to fire away at both the company president, and our analyst.