Heat Up

How to Conjugate Heat Up

  • Infinitive: Heat Up
  • Present Tense: Heat Up/ Heats up
  • -ing Form: Heating Up
  • Past Tense: Heated Up
  • Past Participle: Heated Up
Heat Up is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Heat Up:

1. To make something warmer or cause a rise in temperature.

Examples: I’m heating up some leftover soup.
Can you heat this up for me in the microwave?

2. When a situation or event becomes serious, exciting or intense.

Examples: The competition in sports always heats up during the playoffs.
This episode of Scandal is starting to heat up.

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