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