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    pls tell me what is the ''a knee-jerk pursuit of a fire sale of the company'' mean
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    Nothing out of context.
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    ok that is , a man who fired from his company and his lawyer in a statement said it was a knee-jerk pursuit of a fire sale all before a thorough investigation
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    ok that is , a man who fired from his company and his lawyer in a statement said it was a knee-jerk pursuit of a fire sale all before a thorough investigation
    'Knee-jerk' describes a decision made immediately, without thought. Like when a doctor taps your leg with a little hammer and you immediately move your knee as an automatic reaction. Knee-jerk reactions are always a bad thing.

    'fire sale' is a metaphor for when a business tries to sell things (or maybe the whole business) very quickly at a low price. In the past, if a business had a fire it would sell off all the damaged goods at a very low price in order to re-stock.

    From the quote above it sounds like the company was accused of wrong-doing and in a panic the owners tried to sell it off as soon as possible.
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    'Knee-jerk' describes a decision made immediately, without thought. Like when a doctor taps your leg with a little hammer and you immediately move your knee as an automatic reaction. Knee-jerk reactions are always a bad thing.

    'fire sale' is a metaphor for when a business tries to sell things (or maybe the whole business) very quickly at a low price. In the past, if a business had a fire it would sell off all the damaged goods at a very low price in order to re-stock.

    From the quote above it sounds like the company was accused of wrong-doing and in a panic the owners tried to sell it off as soon as possible.
    thank you so much, i just want to reply you,
    but i was wrong see the "report"as the reply so… sorry about that
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