English version

fire somebody ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfire somebody ↔ up phrasal verbto make someone become very excited, interested, or angry It was alarming the way she got so fired up about small things. Grammar Fire up is usually passive. fire→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fire upMany packaging materials contain highly flammable substances that could make a fire suddenly flare up.She crossed to the fireplace, and put some more coal on the fire.The fire sent up a huge cloud of smoke visible from San Francisco, 40 miles to the south.You got the fire way up high.Then, they were braking to a skidding halt as the towering framework of the fire escape loomed up out of the mist.NonimmediateLight a fire, build up the steam, turn on a switch, and a linear system awakens.Wycliffe looked up at the first tier of planks; the shot must have been fired from up there.The fire flared up with salty blue flames and the driftwood crackled and spat.
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Verb table
fire
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfire
he, she, itfires
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfired
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fired
he, she, ithas fired
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fired
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fire
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fired
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam firing
he, she, itis firing
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you, we, theyare firing
Past
I, he, she, itwas firing
you, we, theywere firing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been firing
he, she, ithas been firing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been firing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be firing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been firing
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