What does 'burning the wires" means inthefollowingsentence: At first it was a straw in the wind, then a whisper. Now it is loud chatter burning the wires that General Pervez Musharraf is tralking to Benazir Bhutto to ensure that the next election s throw up a government that will both remain under his control and have more democratic credentials and credibility than the present set-up.
Re: burning wires
It means that telephones are being used a lot and that the talk is animated or angry.
By Idiomaticus in forum English Idioms and Sayings
Last Post: 19-Sep-2005, 05:14
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