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    Cool Fire Back at...

    Duke Lawyers "Fire Back at" Andrew Giuliani
    What does fire back at mean?


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    Re: Fire Back at...

    Not a teacher.

    It means to respond aggressively or angrily in response to a previous statement or argument.

    The Duke lawyers were probably angry or in disagreement with something Giuliani said, so they responded to him.


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    Re: Fire Back at...

    Quote Originally Posted by thedeebo View Post
    Not a teacher.

    It means to respond aggressively or angrily in response to a previous statement or argument.

    The Duke lawyers were probably angry or in disagreement with something Giuliani said, so they responded to him.
    cool thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Fire Back at...

    Quote Originally Posted by thedeebo View Post
    Not a teacher.

    It means to respond aggressively or angrily in response to a previous statement or argument.

    The Duke lawyers were probably angry or in disagreement with something Giuliani said, so they responded to him.
    I think the phrase in bold is a better explanation if we're discussing newspaper headlines. It's typical hyperbole. "Fire back at" probably just means they responded. Similar usages are "A slams B" or "A lambasts B" to describe A making a trivial criticism of B.
    "Price of X skyrockets" means it rose 2%.
    etc.

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