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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 staff warning them not to "bad-mouth" colleagues.
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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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“fire sth off” in British English

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