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The school was badly damaged by fire.
Three children died in a fire at their home last night.
The theater was completely destroyed by fire.
It is thought that lightning may have started the fire.
Twenty firefighters tackled the fire.
a fire broke out in a Paris nightclub.
The hot dry weather has increased the risk of forest fires.
a coal fire
We went off to collect wood to build a fire.
Once the fire was lit, the room seemed more cozy.
We sat in front of a blazing log fire.
We heard a sudden loud burst of machine-gun fire.
The police arrived on the scene, and there was an exchange of fire.
The President answered his critics by fighting fire with fire.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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