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  • A big shot
  • Add fuel to the flames
  • Air shot
  • All fired up and ready to go
  • All guns blazing
  • All hot and bothered
  • Arouse suspicion
  • As black as coal
  • As hot as Hades
  • As hot as blue blazes
  • As useless as a chocolate fireguard
  • At the end of a gun
  • Ball of fire
  • Baptism of fire ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bernie, the bolt ( A catchphrase from The Golden Shot )
  • Big Shot Becky ( Nickname of basketball player Becky Hammon )
  • Big Shot Bob ( Nickname of basketball player Robert Horry )
  • Big shot
  • Blaze a trail ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Blaze away at
  • Blow hot and cold
  • Bonfire Night
  • Booster shot
  • Breathe fire
  • Burn After Reading ( George Clooney movie )
  • Burn a hole in your pocket
  • Burn in hell
  • Burn rubber
  • Burn the candle at both ends ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Burn the midnight oil ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Burn up the track
  • Burn with curiosity
  • Burn your boats
  • Burn your bra
  • Burn your bridges
  • Burn your fingers
  • Burn yourself out
  • Burned at the stake
  • Burning Down The House ( Talking Heads song )
  • Burning issue
  • Burnt to a ashes
  • Burnt to a cinder
  • Burnt to a crisp
  • C'mon Colman's, light my fire ( Colman's Mustard advertising slogan )
  • Cat On A Hot Tin Roof ( play by Tennesee Williams and Elizabeth Taylor movie )
  • Catch fire
  • Chase the dragon
  • Cheap shot
  • Chew a gun
  • Chinese burn
  • Chinese fire drill
  • Come On Baby Light My Fire ( The Doors song )
  • Come home to a real fire ( Coal Board advertising slogan )
  • Crash and burn
  • Crazy Gun Barney ( Nickname of Barney Fife ( Don Knotts ) )
  • Don't burn your bridges behind you
  • Don't shoot the messenger
  • Don't shoot the piano player
  • Don't shoot until you can see the whites of their eyes
  • Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble
  • Dragon Slayer ( Nickname of baseball player Josh Fogg )
  • Draw someone's fire
  • Drop It Like It's Hot ( Snoop Dogg song )
  • Drop it like a hot potato
  • Energy to burn
  • Feel the burn
  • Ferret face ( Nickname of Major Frank Burns ( Larry Linville ) )
  • Fiddling while Rome burns
  • Fight fire with fire
  • Fire And Rain ( James Taylor song )
  • Fire Sale
  • Fire and brimstone
  • Fire away
  • Fire down below
  • Fire engine red
  • Fire in the hole
  • Fire in your belly
  • Fire storm
  • Fire the imagination ( inspire with enthusiasm )
  • Fire up the Quattro ( A catchphrase from Gene Glenister In Ashes To Ashes )
  • Fired up
  • Firing blanks
  • Firing on all cylinders
  • Flash in the pan
  • Friendly fire
  • Full of bull ( talking hot air )
  • Get into hot water
  • Get on like a house on fire
  • Get shot of
  • Get the sack
  • Give it the gun
  • Give it your best shot
  • Glow Little Glow-worm ( children's nursery rhyme )
  • Glow with health
  • Go out in a blaze of glory
  • Go through fire and water for
  • Grate on the ear
  • Great Balls Of Fire ( Jerry Lee Lewis song )
  • Gun down
  • Hang fire
  • Happiness Is A Warm Gun ( The Beatles song )
  • Harp puts out the fire ( Harp Lager advertising slogan )
  • Have a glow on
  • Have a shot at
  • Have gun, will travel ( A catchphrase from TV series )
  • Have many irons in the fire
  • He shot through like a Bondi tram
  • He smokes like a chimney
  • Heap coals of fire on someone's head
  • Hellfire and brimstone
  • Hire and fire
  • His Latest Flame ( Elvis Presley song )
  • Hit the sack
  • Hold a gun to his head
  • Horses sweat, men perspire, women merely glow
  • Hot Lips Houlihan ( Nickname of Major Margaret Houlihan ( Loretta Swit ) )
  • Hot Plate ( Nickname of basketball player John Sam Williams )
  • Hot Rod ( Nickname of basketball player Rodney Hundley )
  • Hot air
  • Hot and bothered
  • Hot and heavy
  • Hot button issue
  • Hot chocolate, drinking chocolate - the late, late drink ( Cadbury's Drinking Chocolate advertising slogan )
  • Hot desking
  • Hot diggety dog
  • Hot enough for you?
  • Hot mess
  • Hot money
  • Hot n Cold ( Katy Perry song )
  • Hot off the press
  • Hot on the trail
  • Hot on your heels
  • Hot potato
  • Hot property
  • Hot pursuit
  • Hot shot
  • Hot stuff
  • Hot swap
  • Hot tempered
  • Hot ticket
  • Hot tip
  • Hot to trot
  • Hot topic
  • Hot under the collar
  • I Shot The Sheriff ( Eric Clapton song )
  • I can see you standing over a hot stove, but I can't see the stove ( Groucho Marx line )
  • I lit a fire, isn't it good, Norwegian wood? ( Beatles song lyric )
  • If I tell you I will have to shoot you
  • In hot water
  • In the line of fire
  • Indoor fireworks
  • Is it hot in here or is it me? ( Typically used by menopausal women having a hot flush )
  • Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?
  • It Ain't Half Hot Mum ( BBC comedy television series )
  • It burns me up
  • Jump the gun
  • Just shoot me
  • Keep the home fires burning
  • Le Sack ( Nickname of Richard Tardits )
  • Leave the gun, take the cannoli ( line from The Godfather )
  • Liar liar: pants on fire
  • Light My Fire ( The Doors song )
  • Light a fire under him
  • Light a fire under some
  • Like a cat on a hot coals
  • Like a cat on a hot tin roof
  • Like a moth to a flame
  • Like a pig from a gun
  • Like a shot
  • Like blazes
  • Lipton's gets into more hot water than anything ( Lipton Tea advertising slogan )
  • Little Sure Shot ( Nickname of Annie Oakley )
  • Long shot
  • Machine Gun Kelly ( Nickname of George Kelly )
  • Mail shot
  • Money to burn
  • Mother Superior jumped the gun ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Mr. Big Shot ( Nickname of Chauncey Billups )
  • Never fired in anger
  • No manager ever got fired for buying IBM ( IBM advertising slogan )
  • Not by a long shot
  • Only you can prevent forest fires ( United States Forest Service advertising slogan )
  • Open fire
  • Out of the frying pan into the fire
  • Parting shot
  • Perfect shot
  • Piping hot
  • Piss like a fire engine
  • Play with fire
  • Pull the trigger
  • Pull your chestnuts out of the fire
  • Put a gun to your head
  • Put out
  • Redd Hot ( Nickname of Michael Redd )
  • Ring Of Fire ( Johnny Cash song )
  • Rip mix burn ( Apple Computer advertising slogan )
  • Robo Sack ( Nickname of Rob Johnson )
  • Run toward the sound of gunfire
  • Sack race
  • Sack time
  • Sad sack
  • Say goodnight Gracie ( A catchphrase from George Burns )
  • Second degree burns
  • See how they run like pigs from a gun ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Selling like hot cakes
  • Set Fire to the Rain ( Adele song )
  • Set the Thames on fire
  • Set the world on fire
  • Set your hair on fire
  • Shit hot
  • Shoot 'em up
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Shoot a fairy
  • Shoot blanks
  • Shoot down in flames ( destroy an argument or theory )
  • Shoot first, ask questions later
  • Shoot from the hip
  • Shoot him down in flames
  • Shoot hoops
  • Shoot it out
  • Shoot me now
  • Shoot on sight
  • Shoot someone a line
  • Shoot straight ( to talk or deal honestly )
  • Shoot the breeze
  • Shoot the moon ( remove household goods by night to avoid paying rent )
  • Shoot the puppy
  • Shoot through ( to leave or abscond )
  • Shoot to kill
  • Shoot your cuffs
  • Shoot your mouth off
  • Shoot yourself in the foot
  • Shot across the bows
  • Shot in the arm ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Shot in the dark
  • Shot to hell
  • Shot while trying to escape
  • Silver Blaze ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • Slash and burn
  • Slay the dragon
  • Slow burn
  • Smoke around the campfire
  • Smoke like a chimney
  • Smoking gun
  • Smoking hot
  • Some Like It Hot ( Jack Lemmon / Tony Curtis / Marilyn Monroe movie )
  • Son of a gun
  • Sow Dragon's teeth
  • Spread like wildfire
  • Stop, or my mom will shoot ( line from Sylvestor Stallone movie )
  • Strike while the iron is hot
  • Take a pot shot at
  • The Bard of Ayrshire ( Nickname of Robert Burns )
  • The Bronze Goddess of Fire ( Nickname of LaWanda Page )
  • The Fast Gun From Texas ( Nickname of Dan Troop ( John Russell ) )
  • The Gun That Won The West ( Nickname of the Colt revolver )
  • The Hoosier Hot Shot ( Nickname of humourist Herb Shriner )
  • The Hot Water State ( Nickname of the US state of Arkansas )
  • The Italian Dragon ( Nickname of Joe Calzaghe )
  • The Last of The Red Hot Mommas ( Nickname of Sophie Tucker )
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance ( James Stewart / John Wayne movie )
  • The Man With The Golden Gun ( James Bond movie Roger Moore )
  • The Ring Of Fire ( Johnny Cash song )
  • The cereal that's shot from guns! ( Quaker Puffed Wheat advertising slogan )
  • The dogs kids love to bite ( Armour Hot Dogs advertising slogan )
  • The fat is in the fire
  • The long, hot summer
  • The money shot
  • The shot heard around the world
  • There's no smoke without fire
  • There's too much arson about here
  • They Shoot Horses Don't They? ( Jane Fonda movie )
  • This Wheel's On Fire ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Throw Another Log On The Fire ( Outlaws song )
  • Too hot to handle
  • Too many irons in the fire
  • Turkey shoot
  • Two irons in the fire
  • Under fire
  • Under the gun
  • Up in smoke
  • Visiting fireman
  • We answer to a higher authority ( Hebrew National hot dogs advertising slogan )
  • Well, nobody's perfect ( line from the movie Some Like It Hot )
  • When the oak is before the ash, then you will only get a splash; when the ash
  • Where there's smoke there's fire
  • Where's the fire?
  • You couldn't catch a monkey with a shotgun and a sack
  • You'll get shot
  • You're fired! ( A catchphrase from The Apprentice )

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