Meaning of “fire back” in the English Dictionary

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"fire back" in Business English

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fire back

informal
phrasal verb with fire uk /faɪər/ us verb [ T ] UK also sack

to quickly react to something that has been said or done:

He fired back a letter that said he wasn't going to negotiate with the firm.
fire back at sb The government fired back at critics with a report accusing its biggest trading partners of unfair trade practices.

(Definition of “fire back” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)