Search results for FIRE

We've found 78 phrases for FIRE:Sort:PopularA - Z


fight fire with fireTo respond to an attack with a similar or identical method.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

(5.00 / 1 vote)
fire upTo start.Rate it:

(4.50 / 4 votes)
fire offTo write a note or letter quickly.Rate it:

(4.33 / 3 votes)
fire awayTo begin to talk or present information quickly.Rate it:

(4.00 / 3 votes)
fire offTo ask an unexpected question rapidly.Rate it:

(4.00 / 3 votes)
fire upTo ignite.Rate it:

(4.00 / 4 votes)
fire upTo excite; to infuse with energy.Rate it:

(4.00 / 2 votes)
fire awayTo begin shooting at an enemy.Rate it:

(3.00 / 1 vote)
a fresh fucked fox in a forest fireSomething which is extremely hot, in any sense. Hot weather, sexual arousal, one who is wanted by the police, etc. are all described as "hotter than..." or "as hot as a fresh fucked fox in a forest fire",Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
add fuel to fireTo inflame a situation, to make a situation worse.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
add fuel to the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
ball of fireA person who is especially hard-working, high-achieving, ambitious, or active.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
baptism by fireA change in initial attitude or ideals through a traumatic situation.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
baptism by fireA rite of passage through the survival or success of a crisis.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
baptism by fireA trying ordeal that was not experienced before.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
baptism of fireThe first experience of a severe ordeal, especially a first experience of military combatRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
catch fireBecome engulfed with flames.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
cease firetruceRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
escape fireA fuel-free safe spot, consisting of burning grass as a method of defense against a forest fire.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
escape fireAn unconventional or counter intuitive solution to a difficult problem.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fire drillAn organised practice to prepare occupants of an office, school or other public building for evacuation in the event of a fire.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fire escapeemergency exitRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fire hoseA hose used to deliver water in case of fire.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fire hoseThe human penis.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fire in the bellyThe emotional stamina and vigor, passion, or inner drive to achieve something, to take action, etc.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fire on all cylindersTo operate as effectively as possible.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fire upTo start, to launch, to ignite.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fire-breathingCaustic, vitriolic or scathing.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
fire-breathingThat emits flame from the mouth or nostrils.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
get on like a house on fireTo immediately start a good relationship with someoneRate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
hold someone's feet to the fireTo maintain personal, social, political, or legal pressure on someone in order to induce him or her to comply with one's desires; to hold someone accountable for his or her actions.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
hold your fireDo not discharge your weapon. Used originally for weapons needing a spark or lighting of a fuse to ignite gunpowder, now sometimes used to mean any weapon launching a projectile.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
irons in the firetasks in progress.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
last burst of fireA final effort or warning.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
last burst of fireA state of exertion where one gives one's all; expending all of one's remaining energy in a final effort to achieve one's goal.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
light a fire underTo start sooner or move faster.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
no smoke without fireIndicative of the fact that gossip or accusations are often substantiated by fact.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
on fireBeing burned by fire.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
on fireAchieving good results at a rapid rate.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
open fireTo begin firing at something or someone.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
out of the frying pan, into the fireFrom an already bad situation to a worse one.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
play with fireTo put oneself in a precarious situation with a high risk of getting harmed, particularly emotionally or financially.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
pour gasoline on the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
pull out of the fireTo save from impending failure, destruction, or defeat.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
put out a fireTo address a problem, especially an unexpected one caused by the incompetence, negligence, or misconduct of another person.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
put out a fireUsed other than as an idiom: put out a fire.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
quick-fireHaving one thing coming rapidly after another.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)
rediscover fireTo relearn fundamental concepts, principles or practices that had been previously well known and widely practiced at a prior time in human society.Rate it:

(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Phrases, Verbs & Idioms


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network