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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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Once again, however, their Achilles heel has been their away form, with the Dragons unable to fire away from France, including a heavy 38-16 defeat at the hands of Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium two months ago.
So I think they'll find the best balance between how to attack us and how to try to take some of our fire away and impose their will on the game.
Ben Roberts-Smith, who was awarded Australia's highest military honour in 2011 for his bravery during an operation in Afghanistan in 2010 when he drew fire away from his unit, had lunched last year with Johnson, which helped the player with the 'mental side of things'.
Earlier this month, as a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project found that one in five American Jews identified as having no religion, communal leaders and members of the clergy rushed to the turrets to fire away at what seemed like a dark force looming in the future of the faith.
Upland hunters can now enjoy the benefits of Blind Side while knowing that if they should happen to bump into a pair of wood ducks or greenheads tucked away in a cattail slough, they will not be loaded with lead shot and can legally fire away.
Daniel broke cover to draw the fire away from colleagues several times, including when they were treating a wounded friend, who sadly later died.
However, from the first He hoped this would draw fire away from other violent scenes that would seem less so by comparison.
How can we keep it away from this descent and how can we keep the fire away from its land?
By breaking cover and charging the Taliban position, Roberts-Smith deliberately drew enemy machine gun fire away from his patrol and they were able to return fire.
We tried to keep the fire away from the chapel and the other houses, tackling the flames from the edge of the site.
Firemen have been working until late evening to keep the fire away from the unaffected part of the monastery.