2020-04-03 20:37:01  每日学英语
add fuel to the fire

fuel是油,fire是火焰,add fuel to the fire的意思是“火上浇油,让情况变得更糟”。

The phrase add fuel to the fire means when you do or say something that makes a miserable situation even worse. Adding fuel to the fire means to make a situation or conflict intensify, especially via provocative comments.

add fuel to the fire这个短语的意思是你做了或说了一些让事情变得更糟的事情,使形势或冲突加剧,特别是通过挑衅的评论。

The discovery that the government was aware of the cover-up has really added fuel to the fire.