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Meaning of “fire in your belly” in the English Dictionary

"fire in your belly" in British English

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fire in your belly

a ​strongdetermination 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)

"fire in your belly" in American English

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fire in your belly

a ​strongdetermination 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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