set the world on fire


set the world on fire
set the world on fire do something remarkable or sensational.
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  • set the world on fire — {v. phr.}, {informal} To do something outstanding; act in a way that attracts much attention or makes you famous. * /John works hard, but he will never set the world on fire./ * /Mary could set the world on fire with her piano playing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set the world on fire — {v. phr.}, {informal} To do something outstanding; act in a way that attracts much attention or makes you famous. * /John works hard, but he will never set the world on fire./ * /Mary could set the world on fire with her piano playing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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