fire-breather

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fire-breather

One who is intensely and aggressively passionate and fiercely determined. Likened to a dragon or other beast able to shoot streams of fire from its mouth. The company's new boss proved to be a real fire-breather, and in just a few months she turned a once-middling local business into a national powerhouse.
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Aged 21, he moved to London and started working in clubs as a stilt walker and fire breather, before seeing Cardiff-based NoFit State Circus perform their show Tabu in 2009.
4 litre petrol engine performs far more strongly than you'd ever imagine, it's hardly the fire breather tested here.
I was at a Christmas party that Chivas had, and there was a fire breather up there; it was pretty incredible," says real estate agent Joel Schemmel of Premier Sotheby's International Realty, who has listed the Gulf-front property at $8.
Circus performer and fire breather Looci Sohma, above, who went out with her ex again on Take Me Out, but |the pair decided to just remain friends.
Then she meets Tate, a busking fire breather, and Ally decides to run away from her foster home to start a new life as a street performer.
Among other things she also performs as a fire-eater, fire breather, stilt walker and angle grinder.
The programme also shows staff dealing with a fire breather who has accidentally inhaled paraffin; road traffic accidents, cardiac arrests and a chemical explosion.
The 30-second ad features a fire breather street performer who is suffering from heartburn during a display.
It's funny really, because you tell your children never to play with fire - then their father becomes a fire breather.
Circus | performer and fire breather Looci Sohma is orginally from Hartburn.
00pm) A dance instructor, a graphic designer, a fire breather and a former merchant navy officer take part in the show, hoping to impress the 30 single women.
The show, tickets for which have been priced at 99, 149 and 199 dollars, will feature almost 50 performers, including a dance team, acrobats, aerial performers, contortionists, a fire breather, stilt walkers and magicians.
Mad Dominic makes merry with Paul King, Guy Booker, Aiden Begley, Simon Smithson; Stilt walker and fire breather Carl Fearon; The Lord Mayor promotes the Stop Smoking Campaign to youngsters; Minara Begum, Muhammed Loskar, Rumana Malik, Mujib Choudhury Shamaila Hussain; Shuznara Begum, Lord Mayor Coun Randall Brew, Rabig Begum; Music was provided by Magical Productions
Rennie, who is also a fire breather and swordsman, adeptly delivered his description of his primary craft.