发布 : 2019-9-18  来源 : 明报新闻网




It means to make somebody's feeling stronger.

e.g. He not only makes his girlfriend cross but also fans her anger.

◆fan out

If several people fan out, they spread out.

e.g. The Smarties fan out to scout for Eason.

◆fan the flames

It means ?to make a feeling worse.

e.g. The president always fans the flames of political tensions.

[Smarties' Power English 第252期]