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go up in flames

to burn or be destroyed by fire: The factory went up in flames. to be damaged or destroyed: His career went up in flames when he was jailed for theft.
Translations of “go up in flames”
in Chinese (Traditional) 燃起大火, 毀於大火中, 毀於一旦,受到重創…
in Chinese (Simplified) 燃起大火, 毁于大火中, 毁于一旦,受到重创…
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