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English definition of “not set the world on fire”

not set the world on fire

to not be very exciting or successful: He has a nice enough voice but he's not going to set the world on fire.Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
(Definition of not set the world on fire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “not set the world on fire”

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