"They sat by the fire and talked"Category: Objects
2.Definition: a severe trial
"He went through fire and damnation"Category: General
"Put the kettle on the fire", "Barbecue over an open fire"Category: General
5.Definition: intense adverse criticism
"Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party", "The government has come under attack", "Don't give me any flak"
"Hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes", "They retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"Category: General
8.Definition: the event of something burning (often destructive)
"They lost everything in the fire"Category: General
"Fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"