firing englannista suomeksi
The fuel for a fire.
(RQ:Orwell Down and Out)
The act of adding fuel to a fire.
(RQ:Defoe Robinson Crusoe) they fir’d several Times, making other Signals for the Boat.
- At last, when all their Signals and Firings prov’d fruitless, and they found the Boat did not stir, we saw them by the Help of my Glasses, hoist another Boat out, and row towards the Shore (..)
1940, (w), ''(w)'', London: Jonathan Cape, Chapter 43, p. 417,https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.463378
- He heard the firing and as he walked he felt it in the pit of his stomach as though it echoed on his own diaphragm.
2016, (w), “Theresa May’s Shock Therapy,” ''(w)'', 19 July, 2016,https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/20/opinion/theresa-mays-shock-therapy.html
- Even the most seasoned analysts of British politics were struck by the brutality of Ms. May’s hirings and firings.
(present participle of)