Do you know the English expression “to add fuel to the fire“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Edwin: John and Roy had an argument in the pub the other night.
Will: How did it end?
Edwin: It would have ended amicably, but Harry added fuel to the fire by saying that Roy liked John’s wife, so John punched him!
Does it mean:
a) make something burn
b) heat up a place
c) annoy someone
d) make a bad situation worse
The answer is below!↓
Answer: d) make a bad situation worse