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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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After breathed fire by Zulfiqar Mirza against the Urdu speaking community, at least 15 people have been killed, dozens other injured and buses and properties were torched during the mass protests in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sakhar and other cities across the province.
Beyonce breathed fire into her performance tonight.
That was Alf Larkins, ex-miner, who stayed, undismayed, in his seat While Satan breathed fire and brimstone and Alfie took most of the heat.