Fire-off sentence example
She turned the fire off and poured a little water into the cast-iron skillet to keep it from sticking.
Shut that fire off and get under the table.
His grandfather had obtained from Venice an " artist " who undertook " to build churches and palaces, to cast big bells and cannons, to fire off the said cannons and to make every sort of castings very cunningly "; and with the aid of that clever Venetian he had become the proud possessor of a " cannon-house," subsequently dignified with the name of " arsenal."
She came under shrapnel fire off the mole, and as she rounded it a star shell showed up the "Intrepid" heading for the canal and the "Thetis" aground.
My son is 4 and has spastic diplegia and the muscles in his legs fire off whenever he tries to do anything- even sing!Advertisement
You can also set the self timer to fire off three images at the end of the delay period.
Bring us nice news of a victory by the Archduke Karl or Ferdinand (one archduke's as good as another, as you know) and even if it is only over a fire brigade of Bonaparte's, that will be another story and we'll fire off some cannon!
Goku and Gohan, for example, fire off their famous Kamehameha Wave.
However, if you press the button twice in quick succession, you can fire off two bursts of three rounds each.
The best part is when you knife someone and as they go down, they fire off some rounds.Advertisement
Don't fire off empty lawsuit threats unless you plan to sue.