the heat is on Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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the heat is on

slang
If you say the heat is on, you mean that a time of great activity and/or pressure has begun: With only months to go before the deadline, the heat is on.
Translations of “the heat is on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始一段忙碌(又有壓力)的日子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始一段忙碌(又有压力)的日子…
(Definition of the heat is on from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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