light (one's) fire

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light (one's) fire

To romantically or sexually arouse one. I've never met a woman who lights my fire like she does. There's no point being with someone who doesn't light your fire.
See also: fire, light
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This terrible example of my comrade frighted me heartily, and for a good while I made no excursions; but one night, in the neighbourhood of my governess's house, they cried 'Fire.' My governess looked out, for we were all up, and cried immediately that such a gentlewoman's house was all of a light fire atop, and so indeed it was.
for we must cover many a league ere we can venture to light fire or to loosen girth.
Take out your goods and the gear of the straight ship, and make an altar upon the beach of the sea: light fire upon it and make an offering of white meal.
"We shall have to light fires to keep them away, if we can suc- ceed.
For there was a time when there were no newspapers, nothing for father to read at breakfast-time, and no old newspapers to crumple up and light fires with.
Police further said due to explosion a woman and her two daughters were killed when she lit a matchstick to light fire.
Jump from chopper, light fire, build shelter, eat live scorpions the size of The Lego Movie cast, cover yourself in mud, drink your home brew.
Sources also said that both heavy and light fire was received from across the border.
Experts at the University of Tubingen insist the purpose of the stone was to light fire apart from providing sexual pleasure, reports Independent Online.
The fire caused light fire and heat damage but serious smoke damage to the hallway and two of the flats.
The heat from a little, light fire on the ground cannot get up to ignite the canopy."