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be a nine days' wonder

UK old-fashioned
to be a cause of great excitement or interest for a short time but then quickly forgotten
Translations of “be a nine days' wonder”
in Chinese (Traditional) 是曇花一現的新鮮事物,是轟動一時的事物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 是昙花一现的新鲜事物,是轰动一时的事物…
(Definition of be a nine days' wonder from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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