cook with gas
Also, cook on the front burner. Do very well, make rapid progress. For example, The first half is finished already? Now you're cooking with gas, or Two promotions in two years—she's really cooking on the front burner! The first of these metaphoric phrases alludes to gas stoves, which began to replace slower wood-burning stoves about 1915. The variant, which alludes to something on a stove's front burner receiving more attention, is heard less often today. [Slang; 1940s] Also see back burner.
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Security officials told Agence France-Presse that the gas station manager said he had recognized the two men.
Unconfirmed reports in the French media claimed that the brothers were spotted at a gas station in northern France on Thursday.
Total oil production figures include crude oil, natural gas liquids, and other liquid energy products.
On top of oil, the United States produces significantly more natural gas than Saudi Arabia.
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She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
For comparison, the gas may be passed through a test-tube containing an equal amount of distilled water.
It is allowed to cool, and hydrogen sulphid gas is passed through it for about five minutes.
It is to be feared that like the sauce of sauces in the hands of the inexperienced cook, the result is more than doubtful.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills