Idiom of the week- Add fuel to the fire
Posted by englishlessons on August 23, 2012
say or do something that makes a situation worse
She was upset when her boyfriend broke up with her. Then, she found out he had started dating her best friend, adding fuel to the fire.
The meeting was already tense as we were talking about the layoffs. When the president referred to her vacation plans, it just added fuel to the fire.
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