fire away


1. give someone permission to ask questions or start speaking






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fire away if you have any questions

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The expression 'fire away' is an idiomatic way of saying 'go-ahead' or a way of giving someone permission to do something. This is an informal expression used mostly in informal situations similar in meaning to 'shoot'.

Check Icon Professional Examples (Advance)

  1. After I had finished explaining the topic to the students, I told them to fire away if they had any questions.
  2. Person A: "Can I ask your advice about something?" Person B: "Sure. Fire away."
  3. Before we finish the meeting, Paul wants to say a few words, so Paul - fire away."

Check Icon Social Examples (Basic)

  1. If you're hungry fire away and take anything you would like from the kitchen.
  2. You said you had a few questions for me so please fire away.

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