Definition of get hot in English:

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get hot

(Of an athlete or team) suddenly become effective: he got hot at the right time and found himself in the title match
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  • But rewarding teams who luck into getting hot at season's end (instead of excelling consistently over the whole season) can also lead to ridiculous outcomes.
  • We've had these before, longshots suddenly getting hot, but not usually this early.
  • RHP Javier Vazquez got hot just when the team needed him most.
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