Mafia idiom of the day. KEEP THE POT BOILING


Meaning: when you keep the pot boiling, you maintain the brisk momentum of something.

Another meaning is when you keep the pot boiling you earn money for sustenance.

For example:

  • When all players at the game have a good mood and ready to have fun through the whole evening – the moderator is interested to keep the pot boiling.
  • Sometimes he is lucky and manages to steal a few grand from a foreigner, but still it’s far from keeping the pot boiling during the whole month.

You can practice this idiom soon at one of the English Mafia Club’s upcoming meetings: