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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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Add Fuel to the FireTo boost up one’s anger or trouble more with your deeds or words, when he/she is already facing worst situationRate it:

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fuel upTo eat hurriedly in order to do something more interesting.Rate it:

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pour fuel on the fireSynonym of add fuel to the fireRate it:

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burn outTo extinguish due to lack of fuel.Rate it:

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aggiungere esca al fuocoto add fuel to fireRate it:

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c’est jeter de l’huile sur le feuIt is adding fuel to the fire (flames).Rate 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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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the pollsRate it:

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gas upTo fill the gas tank of an automobile with fuel.Rate it:

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jeter de l'huile sur le feuadd fuel to the fireRate it:

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mettre de l'huile sur le feuadd fuel to fireRate it:

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oil burnerA heating device which burns fuel oil; an oil furnace.Rate it:

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oil burnerA machine that uses oil as its fuel.Rate it:

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out of gasLacking fuel.Rate it:

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petrol pumpcar fuel dispenserRate it:

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point of no returnThe point in an aircraft's flight when there is insufficient fuel to reverse direction and return to the place of origin.Rate it:

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pôr lenha na fogueirato add fuel to fireRate it:

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run on fumesTo operate a vehicle that is low on fuel.Rate it:

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spark spreadThe difference between the cost of the fuel required to produce a unit of electricity, and the price of that same unit of electricity.Rate it:

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