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Phrasal Verbs: Fire

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
Every member of the team was fired up to get the work done before time.
B
Our sales manager is good at motivating sales staff. She really fires them away.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘fire up’, which means to excite, become excite.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
Emily fired off an email complaining about the report.
B
He fired over a reply to the manager.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘fire off’, which means to send quickly, angrily or many (letter, emails, etc)
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
What do you want to know? Fire down and I‘ll tell you.
B
What do you want to know? Fire away and I‘ll tell you.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘fire away’, which means to ask questions.
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