hot on


: strongly favoring or liking (something)
The company president is very hot on the idea of developing new products.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Although some subjects might be cool on Charles and his wife, Camilla, but hot on three-day weekends, public holidays appear out of the question, too. Amanda Coletta, Washington Post, 5 May 2023 With both Barry Berkman (Bill Hader), having escaped from prison, and the FBI hot on his feels, Hank took the Chechens up on their offer, and ruthlessly orchestrated the murder of his and Cristobal’s makeshift gang by trapping them in a giant silo of sand. Jordan Moreau, Variety, 30 Apr. 2023 Moderna’s shot, hot on the heels of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine and its only product to reach market, was the second mRNA product to receive full FDA approval in the U.S. Robert Hart, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2023 The streaming service is already hot on the promotional trail for The Mother, which is directed by Niki Caro and set to be one of their biggest movies of the year; it's slated to be released in May. Jabeen Waheed, Glamour, 30 Mar. 2023 While Ka’anapali Beach was the only beach to break into the top 10 on the global list, two more US beaches came hot on its heels at Nos. 11 and 12: Siesta Beach on Siesta Key, Florida, and Jekyll Island, Georgia’s Driftwood Beach. Marnie Hunter, CNN, 28 Feb. 2023 Jon Rahm, fellow major winners Jordan Spieth and Jason Day and Rickie Fowler, who is on the comeback trail, were hot on his heels. Adam Schupak, The Arizona Republic, 12 Feb. 2023 This refers to a person who is not hot on the monarchy in general but who was deeply admiring of Elizabeth II. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 16 Nov. 2022 Still, van de Zandschulp and Karatsev had won top-level tour matches before getting hot on the big stage. Matthew Futterman, New York Times, 1 July 2022 See More

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“Hot on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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