Idiom: turn up the heat
— Millions of people protesting in the streets have turned up the heat on the President to resign office.
— During interrogations police use a variety of tactics to turn up the heat to get information or confessions from suspects.
— What else can we do to turn up the heat on these unpaid accounts without losing customers? We've already suspended services and assessed late charges.
— I think it's time to turn up the heat and try to close the sale or we won't make our sales quota this month.
— My parents are turning up the heat on me to move back home so I really need to find a job soon or I won't have any choice.
— My girlfriend is turning up the heat for me to propose but I'm really not ready to get married and start a family.
— I felt so stressed out when my boss turned up the heat on us getting more customers to open a credit card. I don't like encouraging people to get in debt.
— The more you turn up the heat on this team to perform the worse they do. Perhaps what they need is more training on dealing with pressure situations.
— We had to turn up the heat with scarcity tactics to get clients to signup for our service.
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