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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.
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