build a fire

build a fire разводить огонь или костер

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • build a fire under — {v. phr.} To urge or force (a slow or unwilling person) to action; get (someone) moving; arouse. * /The health department built a fire under the restaurant owner and got him to clean the place up by threatening to cancel his license./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • build a fire under — {v. phr.} To urge or force (a slow or unwilling person) to action; get (someone) moving; arouse. * /The health department built a fire under the restaurant owner and got him to clean the place up by threatening to cancel his license./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • build\ a\ fire\ under — v. phr. To urge or force (a slow or unwilling person) to action; get (someone) moving; arouse. The health department built a fire under the restaurant owner and got him to clean the place up by threatening to cancel his license …   Словарь американских идиом

  • build a fire under — phrasal to stimulate to vigorous action …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • build a fire under — phrasal : to stimulate (someone or something) to vigorous action …   Useful english dictionary

  • Let's Build a Fire — Infobox Album Name = Let s Build a Fire Type = studio Artist = +/ Caption = Japanese/Taiwanese cover Released = October 24, 2006 (US) December 14, 2005 (Japan) November 26, 2005 (Taiwan) Recorded = Feb 2005 Oct 2005 (Asian versions) Feb 2005 May… …   Wikipedia

  • To Build a Fire — is a short story by American author Jack London. The famous version of this story was published in 1908. Jack London published an earlier and radically different version in 1902 in which the protaganist survives his ordeal, and a comparison of… …   Wikipedia

  • fire — firer, n. /fuyeur/, n., v., fired, firing. n. 1. a state, process, or instance of combustion in which fuel or other material is ignited and combined with oxygen, giving off light, heat, and flame. 2. a burning mass of material, as on a hearth or… …   Universalium

  • fire — fire1 [ faır ] noun *** ▸ 1 uncontrolled burning ▸ 2 controlled burning ▸ 3 shooting with gun ▸ 4 strong feeling ▸ 5 equipment for heating ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount flames and heat from something that is burning in an uncontrolled way:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fire */*/*/ — I UK [ˈfaɪə(r)] / US [faɪr] noun Word forms fire : singular fire plural fires 1) [countable/uncountable] flames and heat from something that is burning in an uncontrolled way The school was badly damaged by fire. Three children died in a fire at… …   English dictionary

  • fire — See: BALL OF FIRE, BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA or BETWEEN TWO FIRES, BUILD A FIRE UNDER, BURNT CHILD DREADS THE FIRE, CATCH FIRE, DRAW FIRE, FAT S IN THE FIRE, FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE, HANG FIRE, HEAP COALS OF FIRE ON ONE S HEAD, HOLD… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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