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get hot

1. Literally, to become hot in temperature. Now that the sun is out, it's really getting hot! Start running the water now—it takes a while to get hot.
2. Of a person or group, to begin experiencing a particularly successful period. Is that team really going into the playoffs on an eight-game winning streak? Boy, they got hot at the right time. Chuck's really getting hot—he just won another hand of blackjack.
3. Of a place or situation, to become busy, bustling, or chaotic. The restaurant is getting hot, and we're understaffed, so it should be a long night.
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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 ?
"Not there, not there," said Raffles; "but you're getting hot. Try the cartridges."
All the different ways of getting hot and tired were gone through with, and by-and-by the rovers straggled back to camp fortified with responsible appetites, and then the destruction of the good things began.
Glegg, getting hot. "A woman, with everything provided for her, and allowed to keep her own money the same as if it was settled on her, and with a gig new stuffed and lined at no end o' expense, and provided for when I die beyond anything she could expect--to go on i' this way, biting and snapping like a mad dog!
As the mercury rises in UAE, the weather is getting hot to very hot in the Gulf region this summer.
As the weather is getting hot in early summer, temperatures of the hot spring are adjusted down to 38 to 42 degrees Celsius, the office added.
The firm's Dominic Gaynor said: "We're all guilty of getting hot under the collar while driving."
And I've been wondering why everyone is getting hot under the collar about the European Council boss's devilish humour.
As it's getting hot day by day, while fasting in Ramadan this cold drink is the best option to be served during Iftar or Suhoor as it is very nutritious and filling.
I don't even remember any right-wing papers, readers getting hot under the collar or banging the reform of the House of Lords' bill.
'Stuck in an elevator (it's getting hot in here) (love in an elevator) (livin in a box) #help,' Pink, who showed composure during the incident, captioned her hilarious Instagram post on Monday.
"Love a bit of it's getting hot in here from Nelly." Beverley Nixon SPORT: The fixtures have been released for Newcastle United's Premier League games next season.
After last week's story of how Carlos Tevez was involved in the dust-up which saw five players dismissed as River Plate beat Boca 1-0, this time it was Estudiantes and Gimnasia getting hot under the collar.
With the wonderful Daniel Mays as Samuel Pepys and lots of Game Of Thrones actors, things are getting hot in there.
Khair Rehman, a resident of Lashkargah city, said people were facing problems because the weather was getting hot by each passing day.
A CBRE report released last Wednesday confirms what Abu Dhabi residents have been saying for some time now: the Emirates rental market is getting hot, perhaps too hot.