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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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The fire spread and melted a gas fire off the wall releasing gas into the room which exploded.
The US Bureau of Land Management named a 100-acre timber sale in Oregon the Goldie Fawn sale, prompting the actress to fire off an angry letter.
I think I shall fire off an indignant letter to Atlanta, home of the national Centers for Health Control and Prevention.
In just 30 days, Knott's Berry Farm will take aim and fire off its brand new attraction - Silver Bullet.
North Korea may fire off several missiles of different types from different sites, Yonhap News Agency reported Wednesday, citing a South Korean government source.
This is not to slight Capri, who can upturn a nose and fire off a cutting barb with the best of them.
Witnesses told officers they saw a dark car, possibly a Ford Focus, draw up alongside the house and fire off a hail of shots.
Seventeen firefighters tackled a grass fire off the Heads of the Valleys road.
Seattle's Quincy Quigg is easy to find in the phone book and is quick to fire off some rad envelopes to the mag.