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If you play with fire youre going to get burned Fire originated fromthe Old English noun fyr and verb fyrian which meant a supply ofmaterial for burning It stemmed off the Western Germanic word feuer andthe Dutch expression vuur meaning heat and light Today in the UnitedStates there are numerous definitions for the word fire The denotativedefinitions for fire are 1 A rapid persistent chemical change thatreleases heat and light and is accompanied by flame especially theexothermic oxidation of a combustible substance 2 The discharge offirearms or artillery and 3 To discharge from a position Whethersomeone is terminating an employee discharging a firearm or battling aninferno the word fire most likely causes misfortune Being fired from a job can put stress on a person or their family itcould potentially be a disaster Losing a job brings on change whetherit is good where one improves their life greatly or derails it and sendsthem into turmoil Getting fired first began as a term for losing a jobback in the days when villages fist existed Firing a worker beganaround the year of 1585 When someone wanted one of their workers gonethey would then burn down the workers house making them forced toleave the village The phrase really stuck when it occurred morefrequently and people were unable to leave Even in todays society onecan still relate to getting fired from a job Although a house will notburn at the stake a disaster will occur because it affects everyoneslife when an employee is fired Shooting up a place or firing a gun can lead to serious disasterWhen someone decides to fire artillery into someone or something theyare bringing harm onto themselves and another person Firing a gunoriginated from the times of Cowboys and Indians when shooting a roundwas quite common The phrase firing a gun picked up quickly when aCowboy entered a fight and walked away with his gun smoking while acommoner yelled out that his gun was on fire
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