Examples of afire
He came tearing around the corner, driving like a maniac, going like a house afire.
If your neighbor's house is afire, fetch water to save your own.
Thomason — well-known for being Bill Clinton’s longtime friend — has been nominated for multiple Emmy and Directors Guild Awards for his hit TV shows, which included Designing Women, Evening Shade, and Hearts Afire.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )
An incendiary film that takes off like a house afire, "'71" is a tense thriller from Britain that so adroitly joins physical intensity, emotional authenticity and political acuity that you may find yourself forgetting to take a breath.
(Kenneth Turan in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )
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