too hot to hold (someone)

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too hot to hold (someone)

Describes a place that a person can no longer stay in, due to his or her transgressions, misconduct, or criminal activities. The notorious gangster eventually had to flee New York City, as it had become too hot to hold him after two decades of theft and murder. I'm transferring to a college in Oregon next fall; my last school got to be too hot to hold me.
See also: hold, hot