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火上加油    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin huǒ shàng jiā yóu    Simplified 火上加油    Traditional 火上加油
  1. to add oil to the fire (idiom); fig. to aggravate a situation
  2. to enrage people and make matters worse

Chinese meanings
  1. huǒ shàng jiā yóu
    比喻使人更加愤怒或使事态更加严重。也说火上浇油。

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