English Idioms with the word “hot”


hotPara celebrar el comienzo de otro verano “hot” en Buenos Aires, aca compartimos una lista de modismos en inglés que utilizan la palabra “hot”. Happy summer! 

TO CELEBRATE THE START OF ANOTHER HOT SUMMER IN BUENOS AIRES, HERE IS A LIST OF ENGLISH IDIOMS THAT USE THE WORD “HOT”. Happy summer! 

to be hot = very popular / fashionable: “Iceland is a really hot weekend destination at the moment.”

a hot favourite = someone / something most likely to win: “Red Rum was always the hot favourite to win the Grand National.”

a hot tip = important or useful suggestion: “He gave me a hot tip for my interview.”

a hot topic = an issue which is important: “Climate change is a hot topic at the moment.”

hot off the press = very new story: “This gossip is hot off the press.”

to get too hot = become too dangerous: “Things are getting too hot and the relief agencies are pulling out of the area.”

a hot date = a date with someone you find very attractive: “She’s got a hot date tonight!”

hot stuff = attractive: “Her new boyfriend is hot stuff.”

in the hot seat = in a position of responsibility: “You make the decisions – you’re in the hot seat now!”

in hot water = in trouble because you have done something wrong: “If you send that email now, you’ll find yourself in hot water with the boss.”

have a hot temper = to get angry easily: “He has a hot temper, so don’t provoke him into an argument.”

get hot under the collar = get angry about something which isn’t very important: “You always seem to get hot under the collar about people’s driving habits. Don’t let it worry you!”

hot and bothered = feeling uncomfortable, either because it’s too hot, or because you have too much to do in too little time: “She’s all hot and bothered now that she’s been invited to the theatre this evening.”

be like a cat on a hot tin roof = restless or jumpy: “He’s like a cat on a hot tin roof with all this talk about redundancies.”

in hot pursuit = to follow closely: “The pickpocket ran off, with members of the public in hot pursuit.”

hot on the trail = close to finding something: “The police are hot on the trail of the mastermind behind the bank robbery.”

hot air = something which is not as important or true as it sounds: “What he says is just a lot of hot air – don’t take it too seriously.”

source: 
http://www.english-at-home.com/idioms/cold/

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