What does 'Add fuel to the fire' mean?
Meaning: If people add fuel to the fire, they make a bad situation worse.
Idioms similar to 'Add fuel to the fire'
- Under fire
- On fire
- Fire away
- Iron in the fire
- Fire in the hole!
- Too many irons in the fire
- Fat hits the fire
- Irons in the fire
- Play with fire
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