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turn up the heat

verb

  • to wear risque clothing.
    The model turned up the heat at the film premier, wearing a see-through top.
    She turned up the heat in her marriage with some new lingerie.

    Last edited on Sep 24 2017. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 12 2015.

  • to exert verbal or mental pressure on a person

    "Detectives will often 'turn up the heat' to elicit a confession from their suspect."

    Last edited on Sep 24 2017. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 24 2017.

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