Posted by Peter Ceresole on September 04, 2016 at 23:53:25 user PeterC.
In Reply to: Re: Bicycle tyre brands posted by Mike Jones on September 03, 2016 at 15:18:51:
Surely to say that things are hotting up, in the context of anything competitive, is still common parlance?
I'm not sure I ever used the expression myself, but can't imagine a time when I wouldn't have known at once what it meant. It's such a clear image, it must have been around for centuries.
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