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.

(疾病或消息)迅速传播开来;(消息)不胫而走
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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