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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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Military Cross for "breathing fire into the spirit of his men" during a Taliban attack
It's all about a fierce dragon who arrives in baby's bedroom, breathing fire and full of temper.
will the desert stop breathing fire flames cupped in the shell of a
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.
Breathing Fire looked a big danger to the market leader nearing the second last, but Catch Me asserted in good style to draw clear on the run in.
The town's iconic wind turbines on the waterfront were illuminated by giant searchlights which combed the sky, and a boat sailed by breathing fire and fountains of fireworks.
As Phillips secured the facility with Gravitt's husband, the drug dealer entered the scene, breathing fire: "Where them snitch (expletive) at?" The drug dealer and a friend approached Phillips and Gravitt, and the dealer made a move as if to get something behind his back.
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.
The Belgrade outfit are breathing fire after being told they must switch the second leg of their UEFA Cup clash away from potential trouble in the Serbian capital.
Nessie-watchers say the legendary beast will be breathing fire over the error from writer Paul Harrison.