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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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firemanfire‧man /ˈfaɪəmən $ ˈfaɪr-/ noun (plural firemen /-mən/) [countable]  BOSSOa man whose job is to stop fires burning syn firefighter
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firemanI think I would like to be a fireman after that.I wanted to be a fireman when I was a child.He remembers selling balloons, pinwheels, and fireman hats to eager youngsters.The incident was dealt with by firemen from Darlington.Kirkby firemen prevented flames reaching the lower school annexe and nursery school, where classes continued close to normal for 140 youngsters.Or firemen or merchant sailors or bakers.Mottashed, the regulation fireman, is one of four players Williams brought from Gosport.Rachel, perfectly dignified in her dressing-gown, made the firemen cups of tea.Two firemen died in a blaze.
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