Add insult to injury




Add insult to injury :


Add fuel to the fire = Add fuel to the flames

(Of a person or circumstance) cause a situation or conflict to become more intense, especially by provocative comments.



Add insult to injury

Do or say something that makes a bad or displeasing situation even worse.

This phrase comes from Edward Moore's play The Foundling (1748) : This is adding insult to injuries.


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