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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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"Diplomatic protest fired off," wrote Locsin on Twitter after National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr reported that a total of 113 Chinese fishing vessels were spotted within the vicinity of Pag-asa Island.
Pianos, and sometimes toilets, were only fired off aircraft carriers when commissions came to an end or for very special occasions.
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Summary: Balasore (Odisha) [India], Dec 23 (ANI) Nuclear strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV was successfully test fired off Odisha coast on Sunday.
(With DEF-N.KOREA-JAPAN-MISSLE) TOKYO, Aug 3 (KUNA) -- North Korea on Wednesday fired off what are believed to be two mid-range Rodong ballistic missiles, but one of them exploded right after launch, the South Korean military said, Yonhap News Agency reported.
Most of these grid cells fired off bursts of messages at particular distances or times, electrodes implanted into the rats' brains revealed.
Herat's father, Bruce Herat, revealed to (http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/sydney-siege-inside-the-terrifying-hostage-drama-20141217-129bkh.html) Fairfax Media how his son and four others ran for their lives just before Monis fired off his gun and the police stormed the premises.
Seoul, Shawwal 3, 1435, Jul 30, 2014, SPA -- North Korea fired off four short-range rockets Wednesday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired off four more short-range projectiles, estimated to be artillery shells, Tuesday in its East coast.
Opposition NDP Leader Tom Mulcair fired off questions in the House of Commons today about the $90,000 payment from the prime minister's chief of staff to Senator Mike Duffy, deliberately addressing the queries to the prime minister, even though Stephen Harper was absent from question period.
Police first suspected that the fleeing man may have been the one who fired off the shots, but that turned out not to be the case.