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fire in your belly

a strong determination to succeed: Neither of the candidates has a fire in his belly, so it's hard to get excited about them.
(Definition of fire in your belly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fire in your belly

a strong determination to succeed: Neither of the candidates has a fire in his belly, so it's hard to get excited about them.
(Definition of fire in your belly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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