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      • Native Language:
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      • Canada
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    • Join Date: Mar 2007
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    as hot as a firecracker

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    "I know I did," I said. I said it very fast because I wanted to stop him before he started reading that out loud. But you couldn't stop him. He was hot as a firecracker."

    as hot as a firecracker.

    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    Re: as hot as a firecracker

    Firecrackers are very sharp and active fireworks - so he was behaving in that way, quickly and sharply. Hot here has the connotation "excited/excitable".


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