fire insults at (one)

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fire insults at (one)

To insult one in rapid succession. That bully is constantly firing insults at the other kids in class.
See also: fire, insult
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fire ˈquestions, ˈinsults, etc. at somebody

ask somebody a lot of questions one after another or make a lot of comments very quickly: The room was full of journalists, all firing questions at them.
See also: fire, somebody
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Every time the opposition parties fire insults at the Prime Minister it gives more strength to the bully boys in Brussels and makes her negotiating position more difficult.