Traducción de "fire" - Diccionario Inglés-Catalán

fire

noun uk /faɪər/ us /fɑɪər/

A2 heat, light, and flames that are made when something burns

foc, incendi
Three people were killed in the fire.

B1 a pile of wood or coal that is burning to produce heat

foc
He sat close to the fire to keep warm.
catch fire

B1 to start burning

encendre’s
Dry grass can catch fire easily.
be on fire

B1 to be burning

cremar
That house is on fire.
set fire to something

to make something start burning

calar foc a ac
Enemy troops set fire to the village.
open fire (on someone)

to start shooting with guns, usually at a group of people

fer foc (contra algú)
Suddenly, the soldiers opened fire on the enemy.
play with fire

to act in a way that is very dangerous or risky

jugar amb foc
verb uk /faɪər/ us /fɑɪər/ present participle firing, past tense and past participle fired

to shoot a bullet from a gun

disparar
She fired / three shots at the target.

to tell someone that they must leave their job

acomiadar
She was fired for stealing from the company.

(Traducción de "fire" del Diccionario Cambridge inglés-catalán © Cambridge University Press)