olajat önt a tűzre

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally: "to pour oil on the fire": olaj (oil) + -at (accusative suffix) + önt (to pour) + a (the) + tűz (fire) + -re (on)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈolɒjɒtøntɒˈtyːzrɛ]

Verb[edit]

olajat önt a tűzre

  1. (idiomatic) to add fuel to the fire (to worsen an already bad situation)