Sayings associated with fire, light and water A

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There are many meanings associated with fire and water. Do you know any of them?

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There's no smoke without fire.

light at the end of the tunnel

play with fire

a leading light


the waterfront


The Big Smoke

pour/throw cold water on sth

Out of the frying pan into the fire.

a smoking gun

an old flame

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SAYING meaning that if unpleasant things are said about someone or something, there is probably a good reason for it.

act in a way that is very dangerous or risky

signs of improvement in a situation which has been bad for a long time, or signs that a long and difficult piece of work is almost completed

noun – part of a town or city alongside a river, lake or sea

criticize someone's opinions or ideas and stop people believing them or being excited about them

an incriminating piece of evidence

able to block out flames, fire or great heat

SAYING said when you move from a bad or difficult situation to one which is worse

noun - a person that you loved or had a sexual relationship with in the past

strong feeling of pleasure, satisfaction or well-being

INFORMAL - a large city, especially London

noun - an important and respected person in a group or organization

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