to want to have or do something to fancy a type of fish salmon to end a worker's employment in your company, often because the worker was not doing well to give someone the sack to give someone your attention and respect to take someone seriously to not listen or pay attention to someone to ignore someone having all the water taken out of it (especially for food, e.g. fish, fruit, mushrooms) dried improvement; getting better progress an agreement; one person will do something if the other person also does something a deal