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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owner of Tapas Bar Dan said: "We'd love to have live entertainment too - a lyre player, jugglers and my friend is a fire breather. We could even have medieval battle reenactments outside, if I'm allowed!
There will be activities for the whole family including arts and crafts, bouncy house, carnival games, a fire breather and live entertainment.
'Fire Breather' has a chunk of an old sewing machine lodged perfectly in its back.
"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 $8.99 million.
| 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.
"It's funny really, because you tell your children never to play with fire - then their father becomes a fire breather.
Spyro became one of Sony's earliest gaming mascots, and for many gamers of a certain age the purple fire breather has a special place in their hearts.
A fire breather, hula hooper and juggler entertained the crowds along with DJ David Clarke.
Circus | performer and fire breather Looci Sohma is orginally from Hartburn.
They sold tickets and organised a DJ, catering and entertainment from a caricaturist, magician and fire breather. Traditional prom king and queen awards were among a host of categories, prizes being donated by North East businesses.
This week, a dance instructor, a graphic designer, a fire breather and a former merchant navy officer hope to impress.