HyperDic: turn_up_the_heat

English > 1 sense of the expression turn up the heat:
VERBsocialturn up the heat, turn up the pressureapply great or increased pressure
English > turn up the heat: 1 sense > verb 1, social
Meaningapply great or increased pressure.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymturn up the pressure
Broadercoerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, forceTo cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means

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