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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “fan the flames”

fan the flames

to make a dangerous or unpleasant mood or situation worse
煽风点火,鼓惑人心
His speeches fanned the flames of racial tension.
他的演说激化了种族间的紧张关系。
Deteriorating and making worse
(Definition of fan the flames from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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