fire with anger

(redirected from fire with enthusiasm)

fire someone with anger

 and fire someone with enthusiasm; fire someone with hope; fire someone with expectations
Fig. [for someone's words] to fill someone with eagerness or the desire to do something. The speech fired the audience with enthusiasm for change. We were fired with anger to protest against the government.
See also: anger, fire
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Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will travel for miles to watch you burn" --John Wesley
Our Leading After the Storm programme will reinvigorate everyone, and the client is on fire with enthusiasm.
On fire with enthusiasm, the man rushed home, slammed the door, and growled at his wife.