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And now the United States seems bent upon destabilising Ukraine and seems all set to add fuel to the fire, by sending large consignments of arms and ammunition to the region.
It did not add fuel to the fire yet highlighted that it is not down to the "howling mob" to decide his future and whether he should return to football.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The decision on US military assistance to Kiev would add fuel to the fire, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Monday.
No need to add fuel to the fire before these non-Jews, who I'd been led to understand were a different species from me entirely and before whom I had no idea how I'd be received.
They even make up countries like Moldova to add fuel to the fire. Wasn't that the place they invented for an episode of Dynasty starring Michael Praed as a prince?!
Chaos looms if more cars head to the city COUNCILLOR Edwards and his department, by their latest proposal for yet another car park in the city centre, seem fully determined to add fuel to the fire by encouraging even more people to travel in by car, although this is the prime cause of all the chaos and congestion we witness.
She wants add fuel to the fire. But we did not give her any such opportunity.
BAGHDAD, (SANA)_Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki reiterated Iraq's rejection of foreign interference in the Syrian domestic affairs, arming the Syrian opposition or the use of force against Syria as this would add fuel to the fire.
To add fuel to the fire he has now come out and admitted to teaching his best friend's five-year-old son to swear!
"Rising oil prices will simply add fuel to the fire of suspicion and driver backlashes become more common."
Now Tesco will add fuel to the fire and sell alcohol.