Meaning of “not set the world on fire” in the English Dictionary

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"not set the world on fire" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “not set the world on fire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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