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fire on all cylindersTo operate as effectively as possible.Rate it:

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

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all in alleverything consideredRate it:

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grasp all, lose allone who wants everything, may lose it allRate it:

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all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.Rate it:

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all things to all peopleSomeone or something that entirely satisfies the expectations of everyone, no matter how diverse and conflicting those expectations may be.Rate it:

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all y'allPlural form of you.Rate it:

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all y'all'sPossessive of all y'all (standing in for all your).Rate it:

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be-all and end-allSomething considered to be of the utmost importance; something essential or ultimate.Rate it:

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one for all, all for oneEach individual should act for the benefit of the group, and the group should act for the benefit of each individual.Rate it:

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the end all-be allSomething ultimate; the best part of something; the thing which solves all problems associated with something.Rate it:

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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:

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get on like a house on fireTo immediately start a good relationship with someoneRate it:

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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

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fire offTo write a note or letter quickly.Rate it:

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fire awayTo begin to talk or present information quickly.Rate it:

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fire offTo ask an unexpected question rapidly.Rate it:

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fire upTo ignite.Rate it:

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fire upTo excite; to infuse with energy.Rate it:

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fire upTo start.Rate it:

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fire awayTo begin shooting at an enemy.Rate it:

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under fireSubjected to enemy attack.Rate it:

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light a fire underTo start sooner or move faster.Rate it:

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pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

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under fireCriticized or held responsible for something.Rate it:

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add fuel to fireTo inflame a situation, to make a situation worse.Rate it:

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add fuel to the fireTo worsen a conflict between people; to inflame an already tense situation.Rate it:

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ball of fireA person who is especially hard-working, high-achieving, ambitious, or active.Rate it:

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baptism by fireA change in initial attitude or ideals through a traumatic situation.Rate it:

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baptism by fireA rite of passage through the survival or success of a crisis.Rate it:

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baptism by fireA trying ordeal that was not experienced before.Rate it:

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baptism of fireThe first experience of a severe ordeal, especially a first experience of military combatRate it:

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catch fireBecome engulfed with flames.Rate it:

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cease firetruceRate it:

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escape fireA fuel-free safe spot, consisting of burning grass as a method of defense against a forest fire.Rate it:

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escape fireAn unconventional or counter intuitive solution to a difficult problem.Rate it:

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fan the fireOne can fan the fire in challenging situations by criticizing, rebuking or strongly disagreeing.Rate it:

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fire at willFire when ready. A command that allows troops to use weapons at their discretion and choose their own targets, allowing the individual soldier a greater freedom of timing the shot with target movement and similar.Rate it:

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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:

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fire escapeemergency exitRate it:

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fire hoseA hose used to deliver water in case of fire.Rate it:

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fire hoseThe human penis.Rate it:

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fire in angerTo fire a weapon with the intent of causing damage or harm to an opponent.Rate it:

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fire in the bellyThe emotional stamina and vigor, passion, or inner drive to achieve something, to take action, etc.Rate it:

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fire outto shoot outRate it:

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fire upTo start, to launch, to ignite.Rate it:

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fire-breathingThat shoots fire from the mouth or nostrilsRate it:

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fire-breathingcaustic, vitriolic or scathingRate it:

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fire-breathingCaustic, vitriolic or scathing.Rate it:

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fire-breathingThat emits flame from the mouth or nostrils.Rate it:

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