fire noun (FLAMES)
Animals are usually afraid of fire. 动物通常都怕火。
If you're cold just put the fire on. 你冷的话就把取暖器打开。
- Both buildings were badly affected by the fire.
- My cat likes dozing in front of the fire.
- The fire was thought to have been caused by a gas explosion.
- The dry weather has increased the risk of brush fires.
- The flames grew larger as the fire spread.
fire noun (SHOOT)
fire noun (EMOTION)
fire verb (SHOOT)
Someone started firing at us. 有人开始向我们射击。
- The soldiers were ordered to fire only as a last resort.
- The initial cloud of tear gas had hardly cleared before shots were fired.
- He fired six shots at the target, but his aim was terrible, and he missed all of them.
- The rebels were firing anti-tank rockets.
- The soldiers have been ordered to desist from firing their guns.
fire verb (REMOVE FROM A JOB)
- He started feeling paranoid and was convinced his boss was going to fire him.
- They have the power to hire and fire managers.
- They fired him when they found out he had a criminal record.
- He's lucky that he wasn't fired.
- After years of loyal service, his boss gave him the shaft by firing him just before he would have qualified for a pension.