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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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Hatton said: "To do this game with the training, fighting and dieting, it really is hard work and you've really got to have that fire in the belly to do it.
"Fire in the Belly," was the second annual belly dance showcase presented by the Belly Buttons, the Central Massachusetts chapter of the New England Belly Dance Association.
Neal and Jerry Bledsoe chart its amazing rise in Fire In The Belly: Building A World-elevating High-Tech Company From Scratch In Tumultuous Times.