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    Post what is the meaning of "burn somebody up"?

    Rachel: It's my father. He wants to give me a Mercedes convertible.

    Ross: That guy, he burns me up.
    Rachel: Yeah, well, it's a Mercedes if I move back home. Oh, it was horrible. He called me young lady.


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    Friends s1 ep5

    the meaning i found(to make someone very angry) doesn't match...

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    Re: what is the meaning of "burn somebody up"?

    It does mean to make angry or upset, you are correct. Ross is angry with Rachel's father for bribing her with a new car. Ross feels that Rachel's father is over-protective and won't let her grow up, which is why he is trying to lure her back home with the promise of a new Mercedes.

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    Cool Re: what is the meaning of "burn somebody up"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    It does mean to make angry or upset, you are correct. Ross is angry with Rachel's father for bribing her with a new car. Ross feels that Rachel's father is over-protective and won't let her grow up, which is why he is trying to lure her back home with the promise of a new Mercedes.

    Thanks, And I think Ross has crush on Rachel..as a result, luring her back home burns him up!

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    Re: what is the meaning of "burn somebody up"?

    Yes, Ross has a crush on Rachel.

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