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on fireAchieving good results at a rapid rate.Rate it:

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open fireTo begin firing at something or someone.Rate it:

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out of the frying pan, into the fireFrom an already bad situation to a worse one.Rate it:

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play with fireTo put oneself in a precarious situation with a high risk of getting harmed, particularly emotionally or financially.Rate it:

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play with fireCommit one's self to do something extraordinary, dangerous, illegal, actions taken, lacking good judgement.Rate it:

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pour gasoline on the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

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pull out of the fireTo save from impending failure, destruction, or defeat.Rate it:

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

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put out a fireUsed other than as an idiom: put out a fire.Rate it:

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quick-fireHaving one thing coming rapidly after another.Rate it:

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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:

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set the thames on fireTo achieve something amazing; to do something which brings great public acclaim.Rate it:

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set the world on firehave sensational successRate it:

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there may be snow on the rooftop but there is fire in the furnaceEven if a person is in his or her senior years, with gray hair, he or she can still have ambition and energy, especially sexual energy.Rate it:

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trial by fireA test in which a person is exposed to flames in order to assess his/her truthfulness, commitment, courage, etc.Rate it:

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trial by fireA situation in which a soldier or other combatant faces the discharge of opposing weapons, as a test of his or her fortitude.Rate it:

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trial by fireAny ordeal which tests one's strength, endurance, or resolve.Rate it:

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where there's smoke, there's fireIf there is telltale evidence of some event, the event is probably occurring.Rate it:

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the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get(vulgar) The sexual satisfactions that one receives from a spouse or romantic partner are not sufficient to compensate for the significant periods of bad faith and unpleasant treatment which such relationships routinely involve.1971, Allen Churchill, The Literary Decade, ISBN 9780135375228:Years later she expressed her disillusionment with sex by saying, "The fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."1999, Ben Sonnenberg, Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy, ISBN 9781582430454, p. 93:Maitland got drunk at his parties and threw his arm around you and pulled you over to his wife and made you look down her dress, saying, "The trouble with marriage is that the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."2008, Joseph Heywood, Blue Wolf In Green Fire, ISBN 9781599213590, p. 63:"I can't believe a little pussy got me into dis mess." "Shit happens," Service said. "Sometimes the fucking you get isn't worth the fucking you get."Rate it:

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burn upTo catch fire and burn until destroyed.Rate it:

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ack ackanti aircraft fireRate it:

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area of influenceA geographical area wherein a commander is directly capable of influencing operations by maneuver or fire support systems normally under the commander's command or control.Rate it:

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beyond wordsIn recalling an incident, in observing an accident, any or all of which can be disastrous and shocking. A destructive fire and explosion may leave one awestruck and beyond words to describe.Rate it:

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blaze awayto fire (firearms) repeatedlyRate it:

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companyIt took six companies to put out the fire.Rate it:

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dry powderA powder found in a fire extinguisher that is expelled to smother the fireRate it:

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file off the serial numbersTo remove the copyrighted elements from an existing work of fan fiction so that it may be commercially published as original fiction.Rate it:

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firing lineThe line from which soldiers fire their weapons at a target; especially the front line of troops in a battleRate it:

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give somebody the heave-hoTo fire, expel or break up with someone.Rate it:

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give someone the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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give someone the heave-hoto fire, expel or break up with someone.Rate it:

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give the bootTo fire, to sack, to dismiss.Rate it:

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go up in smokeTo catch fire and burn.Rate it:

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hose downTo put out or reduce a fire by squirting water on the fire with a hose.Rate it:

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keep into stay blazing (of a fire)Rate it:

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keep inTo cause (a fire) to stay blazingRate it:

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pin down1) Hold Under Submission, (Wrestling: 2) Restrain enemy attack, return fire, and movement:Rate it:

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pull the triggerTo fire a gun.Rate it:

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shoot upTo fire many bullets at.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.Rate it:

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