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fired up

简体
fired up
兴奋

Date: Sep 13 2012

Themes: Music

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“When I want to get fired up, I listen to Jay-Z.”

- R&B singer Jay Sean, talking about one of his favorite artists. (Us Weekly)

“当我想兴奋起来的时候,就会听 Jay-Z 的歌曲。”

- R&B 歌手杰·肖恩 (Jay Sean) 谈论他喜爱的一位艺术家。

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

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excited, interested, having a lot of energy

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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It’s not surprising that Jay-Z’s music gets Jay Sean fired up. His music is hot. And as we all know, you can’t have fire without heat.

When someone is fired up, he is excited and full of energy. Getting fired up can have a positive or a negative meaning. Jay Sean uses it in a positive sense. Listening to Jay-Z energizes and excites him in a good way.

But sometimes getting fired up means getting angry or having strong negative feelings about something. For example, people often get fired up over political debates. They have such strong feelings of passion for their side of the debate and anger toward the opposing side, it is almost like they are on fire.

Jay Sean likes to listen to Jay-Z at the gym because it gets him fired up for his workout. Another expression that is similar to fired up is “pumped up,” or “pumped,” which relates to working out. You could say that listening to Jay-Z gets Jay Sean pumped about pumping iron.

What gets you fired up?

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“I’m really fired up about going to the basketball game tonight. I think our team is going to win.”

“Watching the Olympics really fired me up.”

“Jane is really fired up about country music right now. She can’t stop talking about it!”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

TITO007 overwhelming excitement
by TITO007
sammysam7 to get excited.
by sammysam7
Orchestra To get fired up means to get refreshed, exhilarated, cheered up, to become feeling more lively and dynamic
by Orchestra
ana karnia to become excited.
by ana karnia
 julito Boost up her feelings and passions.
by julito

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ola33

ola33

Japan

drinking water also helps against depression and cancer, ErinDong.

01:33 AM Sep 15 2012 |

ErinDong

ErinDong

United States

i love to be fired up. when i am fired up, i like to do a lot of things. for example, i read a book or i type an email to all my friends. sometimes, i get too much energy that makes it go way beyond getting fired up. the only way to treat that is by drinking a lot of water until i have to use the restroom. (it’ll do good if i already feel like using the restroom for number one. 

12:27 AM Sep 15 2012 |

hediahedia

hediahedia

Tunisia

hi everyone , because of the movie which was exposed in american cinemas and distort the reality and the image of the prophet muhammad this lier film called the innocence of muhammed which has shake the arabian world cause our prophet muhammed is in our hearts that’s sacred for all the muslims this man and prophet of allah …........so please try to make a statut in your facebook or twiter account to correct the bad things and the false events done in this movie by sam bacile let’s be a united voice to demande to the american goverment to forbid exposing this film .this is not an oppression of the right of expression cause i believe in that ,but there are things which were found from the appearence of the humanity in this planet  

06:39 PM Sep 14 2012 |

raisacorrea

Brazil

I really fired up when I am dancing jazz dance!!

02:55 PM Sep 14 2012 |

Summer0113

Summer0113

China

Singing makes me fired up,also when i  do the things that i am really interested in.

10:12 AM Sep 14 2012 |

ola33

ola33

Japan

Swimming! Fires me up. Especially is someone happens to be in the same lane and you  like unintentially compete —who’s the first. That person is fired up by that too. Human nature is to compete in a positive way.


Having something done gives you lot of energy as well as lots of happiness.


Dancing with lots of people shoulder to shoulder and getting totally crazy! It’s awesome. Fire up!


Pillow fight, eating chocolate before going to bed :) a good joke are good energizers.


Well and many many more things Tongue out



      


 

11:38 PM Sep 13 2012 |

joeytong

joeytong

Spain

All about Germany get me fired up

11:04 PM Sep 13 2012 |

Orchestra

Orchestra

Russian Federation

You know, telling people something noval to them and looking in their eyes hungry for getting to know more anв more about what I’m talking does really fire me up! Hence, I’m getting Dilek’s feelings on teaching get her fired up)) In addition, succeeding is firing-up quite much too to me))

09:51 PM Sep 13 2012 |

haitham4vip

Egypt

good to do

08:57 PM Sep 13 2012 |

moonlits

moonlits

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Well, I get fired up when I listen to music, especially Adam Lambert’s songs!!  


I think it happens to most of the people when they listen to themCool


I also had a teacher who got fired uo while teaching!!Laughing

06:42 PM Sep 13 2012 |

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dilek23

dilek23

Turkey

yeah, as I said before, I get fired up while teaching. All the same, some of my students are liable to wrap me around their little fingers since they are pretty sure that their teacher dearly loves them:) 

04:19 PM Sep 13 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

Samirah,  never mind, you are a winner to us.

03:07 PM Sep 13 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

to  be in  a National Park  in contact with  the wonders of nature  and the sight of the Pacific ocean and the high peaks of  the mountains ,this is what fired me up. 

03:01 PM Sep 13 2012 |

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Hamdy

Egypt

I fired up when some one try to say lyiers a bout great people (This is negative meaning)


When I do excercise with lsening musice beside it I fired up.

02:49 PM Sep 13 2012 |

Zaccarias

Zaccarias

Brazil

He need to listen Skillet, Cansting Crown and DC Talk.

12:12 PM Sep 13 2012 |

bellaboo2422

Pakistan


actully there is a dichotomy between two states of being fired up. in first condition, usualy obnoxious things fired me up like if somebody lie to me or try to deceive me with hocus-pocus things and some times tardiness of others fired me up. in sec condition, i ger fired up when i spend time with my family we enjoy alot, and yes cinderella stories get me fired up when i read or listen that some body pull off.

12:02 PM Sep 13 2012 |

dilek23

dilek23

Turkey

I get fired  and feel over the moon when I teach my pupils English and when I see them trying eagerly to pick up what I have offered on board. nothing more!!!

11:47 AM Sep 13 2012 |

samirah

samirah

Saudi Arabia

I get fired up over shutting me out of the winners Cry

10:01 AM Sep 13 2012 |

konstantin cherta s dva

Russian Federation


I don’t know exactly what gets me fired up. It happens that something that got me fired up yesterday doesn’t work today, or quite on the contrary. It depends on my mood in general. For example, if I am in a good mood, even the rain on the street gets me fired up)


09:17 AM Sep 13 2012 |

nourelyakine

Algeria

success makes me fired up Smile

09:08 AM Sep 13 2012 |

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