Translation of "spread like wildfire" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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spread like wildfire

If disease or news spreads like wildfire, it quickly affects or becomes known by more and more people.

Once one child in the school has the infection, it spreads like wildfire. 一旦学校里有一个孩子受到感染,它就会迅速传播开来。

(Translation of “spread like wildfire” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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