kuin kuumille kiville

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally: "like on hot stones"; a reference to sauna bath where the water evaporates quickly from hot stones.

Idiom[edit]

kuin kuumille kiville

  1. like hot cakes (quickly, especially by purchase or consumption).
    • Näiden uusien lelujen pitäisi mennä kuin kuumille kiville.
      • These new toys should sell like hot cakes.