fire sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"fire sth off" in British English

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fire sth off

phrasal verb with fire uk   /faɪər/  us   /faɪr/ verb

fire sth off (SHOT)

to ​fire a ​shot from a ​gun: They ​fired off several ​shots to ​frighten us.

fire sth off (LETTER)

to write and ​send an ​angryletter to someone: He ​fired off an ​angryletter to the ​editor.
(Definition of fire sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fire sth off" in Business English

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fire sth off

informal
phrasal verb with fire uk   us   /faɪər/ verb [T] (UK also sack)
COMMUNICATIONS to quickly write and ​send a ​message, ​letter, etc.: He can ​fire off an ​email with a ​question and usually get an answer within a few ​hours. She ​fired off an angry ​letter to ​staffwarning them not to "bad-mouth" ​colleagues.
(Definition of fire sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fire sth off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 发射, 开枪射击…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發射, 開槍射擊…
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