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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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WREXHAM missed out on their chance to climb off the bottom of the Football League - but boss Brian Little is adamant the Dragons are breathing fire once again.
WHAT a heartfelt letter from Howard Spooner (Racing Post, January 21), and how I sympathise with him and his family for the loss of Breathing Fire.
PMCS ON YOUR ANVIS BINOCULARS IS GOOD BUT THE ALSE SHOP, PRODUCTION & CONTROL AND THE AVIM SHOP WILL BE AFTER YOU BREATHING FIRE .
Since 1968, the association has increasingly devoted more resources to waging political fights, and has constantly lobbied to minimize the power of ATF, often breathing fire when speaking of it.
MAN on a mission James Grieves will go into the new speedway season breathing fire.
Instead of breathing fire, he took a deep breath to calm down before addressing the team.
Nessie-watchers say the legendary beast will be breathing fire over the error from writer Paul Harrison.
Well, Tayla gave a yawn and thought, I know I'll win this test; when it comes to breathing fire, I really am the best
Smooth-it-away leaves the other passengers and divulges his true identity by breathing fire and brimstone.