Put Out Fires

What does put out fires mean?

Get out of difficult situations

A term used to describe the effort to get out of a difficult situation.

The phrase is often uttered in baseball when a pitcher tries to get out of an inning without letting opposing baserunners score. The phrase is also used to refer to settle arguments and disagreements.

Example

"He's consistently put out fires for the team and is probably their most valuable RP."

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Last Updated: July 22, 2015

Put out fires definition

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