"Are you afraid of getting fired?" she asked with a grin.
He fired at another figure trying to force its way into the circle.
Alex fired twice more and the bear dropped to the ground.
She reached for her lap top computer on the coffee table and fired it up.
If you'd fired me, or even hit me...
I thought Dr. Mallard was the only doctor you hadn't fired yet.
Damian took aim with the pistol and fired into her heart before she could make another sound.
His words blasted through her thin armor and she fired in defense.
If he threw out every woman he slept with, she'd have to save this option for a last resort, in case he fired her the morning after.
The recital of their travels fired the youthful imagination of young Marco Polo, son of Nicolo, and he set out for the court of Kublai Khan, with his father and uncle, in 1265.
A great gun was fired to different points of the compass and all the country within its range, including the town of Cuddalore, passed into the possession of the English.
In 1770, on the 5th of March, in a street brawl, a number of citizens were killed or wounded by the soldiers, who fired into a crowd that were baiting a sentry.
About half-past eight the combat began to wane, and the last shots were fired at ten.
The Turks fired, killing Lieutenant G.
Explosive mixtures of marsh-gas and air may be fired by an unprotected light.
The troops started for the shore in flotillas of boats soon after dawn at all points, their approach covered by the fire of battleships and cruisers, and in all cases the boats were not fired upon until almost the last moment.
Another Burmese war was the result, the first shot being fired in January 1852.
The fusion of sheet-glass is now generally carried out in gas-fired regenerative tank furnaces.
In some works, the older method of melting the glass in large pots or crucibles is still adhered to, although the old-fashioned coal-fired furnaces have nearly everywhere given place to the use of producer gas and regenerators.
Another in the same place turned round and fired in the air; a third was striking the horse Kutuzov himself rode.
A bullet fired by a French sharpshooter hit him in the fleshy part of his leg.
Yes, and you remember how Papa in his blue overcoat fired a gun in the porch?
On the twenty-fourth of August the battle of the Shevardino Redoubt was fought, on the twenty-fifth not a shot was fired by either side, and on the twenty-sixth the battle of Borodino itself took place.
Within the entrenchment stood ten guns that were being fired through openings in the earthwork.
And they did indeed get somewhere, though not to their right places; a few eventually even got to their right place, but too late to be of any use and only in time to be fired at.
Once a Frenchman Tikhon was trying to capture fired a pistol at him and shot him in the fleshy part of the back.
To escape the smiling innkeeper role, he plodded barefoot out back to the small patio, fired up the barbeque, popped the cap on the first of the last three Fat Tire Ales and stretched out on Cynthia's chaise.
The weapon hadn't been cleaned since it was last fired, but all six chambers contained bullets.
Either one of them might have stolen the bony digit from Cynthia's jewelry case and fired a gun at the Lucky Pup Mine.
He also withheld the identity of Josh, Dawkins Sr.'s mine manager, and the fact that someone fired a gun at the mine.
Then, when she saw us and we didn't leave, she fired it.
The Parkside men in blue were nothing but a bunch of incompetent misfits who should all be fired, so continued the tirade.
I thought I got fired from that job.
Rienzi attempted to address them, but the building in which he stood was fired, and while trying to escape in disguise he was murdered by the mob.
Lavater was fired with the ambition to convert his friend to Christianity.
In 1501 Bishop Luke of Prague edited the first Protestant hymn-book; in 1502 he issued a catechism, which circulated in Switzerland and Germany and fired the catechetical zeal of Luther; in 1565 John Blahoslaw translated the New Testament into Bohemian; in1579-1593the Old Testament was added; and the whole, known as the Kralitz Bible, is used in Bohemia still.
Affairs were brought to a climax by a series of conflicts which took place at Canea on the 4th of February; the Turkish troops fired on the Christians, a conflagration broke out in the town, and many thousands of Christians took refuge on the foreign warships in the bay.
Then one or two tactical blunders were committed; and the tsar, taking courage, enveloped the little band in a vast semicircle bristling with the most modern guns, which fired five times to the Swedes' once, and swept away the guards before they could draw their swords.
Berzelius, who, fired with enthusiasm by the original theory of Dalton and the law of multiple proportions, determined the equivalents of combining ratios of many elements in an enormous number of compounds.2 He prosecuted his labours in this field for thirty years; as proof of his industry it may be mentioned that as early as 1818 he had determined the combining ratios of about two thousand simple and compound substances.
Three-fourths of the Turkish and Egyptian vessels were sunk by the assailants, or fired by their own crews.
He was watching the disembarkation of some troops when a shot was fired which narrowly missed him, and killed General Bitencourt, the minister of war.
He raised his gun and fired at the great beast.
Early in his presidency, in a 1953 address that would become known as his "Cross of Iron" speech, he declared, "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
How ridiculous it is to say I had drunk so copiously of the noble spirit of Dr. Howe that I was fired with the desire to rescue from darkness and obscurity the little Alabamian!
They'll be fired on at the crossing.
All the guns, without waiting for orders, were being fired in the direction of the conflagration.
Twice they noticed the French appearing below them, and then they fired grapeshot at them.
It seemed to him that it was a very long time ago, almost a day, since he had first seen the enemy and fired the first shot, and that the corner of the field he stood on was well-known and familiar ground.
In line with the knoll on both sides stood other guns which also fired incessantly.
There for several hours amid incessant cannon and musketry fire, now Russians were seen alone, now Frenchmen alone, now infantry, and now cavalry: they appeared, fired, fell, collided, not knowing what to do with one another, screamed, and ran back again.
It seemed to Petya that at the moment the shot was fired it suddenly became as bright as noon.
If you get another censure from the manager, you will befired.
I don't know, but his gun has been fired since it was last cleaned.
Alex pointed the rifle into the air and fired twice.
Alex pulled the horse to a sliding stop and fired twice into the air.
The man inches from her fired into the melee, along with the laser guns of several more.
Brady muttered a curse, reached for his laser weapon, and fired at an angle at the ceiling.
Laser fire sounded as his other guard whirled and fired on Brady.
Jonathan Winston burst into the room and both men fired simultaneously.
You stumbled — but if that's what it takes to get fired around here, I'd better start packing.
I) of two distinct cups (c, C), which are moulded and fired separately, and afterwards cemented together.
In the simplest and crudest method, as practised in Sicily, a mass of the ore is placed in a hole in the ground and fired; after a time the heat melts a part of the sulphur which runs down to the bottom of the hole and is then ladled out.
Each man slew his wife and children; ten men were selected by lot to slay the rest; one man slew the nine executioners, fired the palace and fell upon his sword.
To explode the charge an iron weight, known as a go-devil, was dropped into the well, and striking the disk exploded the cap and fired the torpedo.
On the 16th the French field-guns fired into the town, and Mack realized that his troops were no longer under sufficient control to endure a siege.
Nor is it surprising that the hotheads among them, fired by the example of Jukic and other would-be assassins of Varesanin, Cuvaj and Skerlecz, should have indulged in terrorist projects.
Indeed it is at least equally probable that it was the recent translation of some of the poetical books of the Old Testament which fired him with a desire to translate his grandfather's book, and perhaps add the work of a member of the family to the Bible of the Egyptian Jews.
The advantage of the breech-loader now began to assert itself, for the Austrian skirmishers who covered the front of the guns could only load when standing up, while the Prussians lay down or fired from cover.
These pillars are then filled with blast holes which are fired simultaneously, permitting the whole block of ground to the level above to drop. A floor is then reopened in this fallen ore, leaving pillars for temporary support which are blasted out as before.
The Wizard raised one of his revolvers and fired into the throng of his enemies, and the shot resounded like a clap of thunder in that silent place.
Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.
"Inform the prince that I the bridge fired!" said the colonel triumphantly and gaily.
The French, who had ceased firing at this field strewn with dead and wounded where there was no one left to fire at, on seeing an adjutant riding over it trained a gun on him and fired several shots.
The guns of that battery were being fired continually one after another with a deafening roar, enveloping the whole neighborhood in powder smoke.
On entering the earthwork he noticed that there were men doing something there but that no shots were being fired from the battery.
Prince Eugene of Wurttemberg fired from a hill over the French crowds that were running past, and demanded reinforcements which did not arrive.
After the defeat of the Abyssinians at Debra Sin in August 1887 Gondar was looted and fired by the dervishes under Abu Anga.
According to Josephus, Titus decided to spare the Temple, but - whether this was so or not - on the 10th of August it was fired by a soldier after a sortie of the Jews had been repelled.
In 1755 he went with Boscawen to North America as captain of the "Dunkirk" (60),(60), and his seizure of the French "Alcide" (64) was the first shot fired in the war.
Under Francesco Morosini the Venetians again attacked Athens in September 1687; a shot fired during the bombardment of the Acropolis caused a powder magazine in the Parthenon to explode, and the building was rent asunder.
As soon as the telegram at Cuxhaven announces high tide three shots are fired from the harbour to warn the inhabitants of the " fleets "; and if the progress of the tide up the river gives indication of danger, other three shots follow.
Princip seized the opportunity and fired into the open car at a range of five feet, killing them both.
The last thing she needed was to be fired, before she had what she came for.
He almost fired Ingrid that day for the bright colors, until he saw the master bedroom.
It was the spirit of the age; and England, English and Holland and France were fired by it.