keep the pot boiling


keep the pot boiling
work without becoming tired; earn money for sustenance

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • keep the pot boiling — ● pot * * * keep the pot boiling informal phrase to keep people interested in something such as an idea or plan Thesaurus: to make someone feel excited, enthusiastic or impressedsynonym Main entry: pot * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep the pot boiling — informal to keep people interested in something such as an idea or plan …   English dictionary

  • keep the pot boiling — maintain the brisk momentum or interest value of something. → boil …   English new terms dictionary

  • keep the pot boiling —  Earn enough to live on …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • To keep the pot boiling — Boiling Boil ing, a. Heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in tumultuous agitation, as boiling liquid; surging; seething; swelling with heat, ardor, or passion. [1913 Webster] {Boiling point}, the temperature at which a fluid is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boiling — Boil ing, a. Heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in tumultuous agitation, as boiling liquid; surging; seething; swelling with heat, ardor, or passion. [1913 Webster] {Boiling point}, the temperature at which a fluid is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boiling point — Boiling Boil ing, a. Heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in tumultuous agitation, as boiling liquid; surging; seething; swelling with heat, ardor, or passion. [1913 Webster] {Boiling point}, the temperature at which a fluid is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boiling spring — Boiling Boil ing, a. Heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in tumultuous agitation, as boiling liquid; surging; seething; swelling with heat, ardor, or passion. [1913 Webster] {Boiling point}, the temperature at which a fluid is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pot — pot1 [ pat ] noun ** 1. ) count a deep round metal container used for cooking food in on a STOVE: a set of pots and pans a ) a container used for making or serving hot drinks b ) MAINLY BRITISH a container made of glass or clay that is used for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pot — I UK [pɒt] / US [pɑt] noun Word forms pot : singular pot plural pots ** 1) [countable] a deep round metal container used for cooking food in on a cooker a set of pots and pans a) a container used for making or serving hot drinks b) a container… …   English dictionary


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