This Post Is on Fire

Fire is mother nature’s hottest element. When uncontrolled, fire can wreak havoc*. However, when contained, it brings us warmth on cold winter days, helps us prepare tasty treats, and makes our birthdays just a little bit more special.


Let’s take a look at some fire-related vocabulary and phrases.


You probably already knew what fire means when used as a noun. Nevertheless, there is a lesser-known expression that contains this word: “to be on fire.”

“To be on fire” can be literal, like you are LITERALLY ON FIRE and need to STOP, DROP, and ROLL…


…OR “to be on fire” could mean that you’re doing something really well and are unstoppable. For example, people might say that a basketball player who scores 20 points in 10 minutes is on fire. Continue reading