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English definition of “go up in flames”

go up in flames

to burn or be destroyed by fire: The factory went up in flames.Burning, burnt and on fire to be damaged or destroyed: His career went up in flames when he was jailed for theft.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
(Definition of go up in flames from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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