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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.
Translations of “not set the world on fire”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不一鳴驚人, 不成功…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不一鸣惊人, 不成功…
(Definition of not set the world on fire from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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