on fire

This page is about the slang term 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

a. brilliantly

b. really badly

c. quite nicely

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Contributor: Matt Errey