get hot

get hot

1. in. to begin to get lucky, as in gambling. I knew I was getting hot when I got all the right cards.
2. in. to become busy or hectic. Things always get hot around here toward the end of the month.
See also: get, hot
References in classic literature ?
The government clerk with the sausages begins to melt, but he, too, desires to express his sentiments, and as soon as ever he begins to express them, he begins to get hot and say nasty things, and again I'm obliged to trot out all my diplomatic talents.
Covering your food with foil or using metal pans might bounce so many microwaves away from your food that it doesn't get hot.