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built a fire under

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to rouse to strong feeling or action
  • He was a well-known self-help guru who could build a fire under anyone to finally take those next steps.

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“Built a fire under.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/built%20a%20fire%20under. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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