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on fire

Meaning: to be doing something really well

For example:

  • Our pitcher was on fire in the last inning. He struck out three batters in a row!

  • Did you hear the guitarist in the last song? He was on fire! Fantastic playing!

Quick Quiz:

Liverpool was on fire in the second half of the game. They played
  1. brilliantly
  2. really badly
  3. quite nicely

Discuss: on fire

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