not set the world on fire


not set the world on fire
(not) set the world on fire to not be very exciting or successful.

The restaurant offers a decent menu, but it wouldn't set the world on fire.


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  • set the world on fire — (not) set the world on fire to not be very exciting or successful. The restaurant offers a decent menu, but it wouldn t set the world on fire …   New idioms dictionary

  • set the world on fire — To create a sensation, have spectacular success • • • Main Entry: ↑world * * * set the world on fire informal phrase to do something that creates a lot of interest or excitement She’s good, but she’s not going to set the world on fire. Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • set the world on fire — {v. phr.}, {informal} To do something outstanding; act in a way that attracts much attention or makes you famous. * /John works hard, but he will never set the world on fire./ * /Mary could set the world on fire with her piano playing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set the world on fire — {v. phr.}, {informal} To do something outstanding; act in a way that attracts much attention or makes you famous. * /John works hard, but he will never set the world on fire./ * /Mary could set the world on fire with her piano playing./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Set the World On Fire (canción) — Artículo o sección sin relevancia enciclopédica aparente: el asunto o la redacción inducen a creer que debería ser borrado. Por favor, añade argumentos o edita el artículo, según corresponda, y añade referencias a fuentes fiables e independientes …   Wikipedia Español

  • set the world on fire — do something outstanding or that makes one famous He has not been able to set the world on fire with his writing but he is trying very hard …   Idioms and examples

  • set the world on fire — informal to do something that creates a lot of interest or excitement She s good, but she s not going to set the world on fire …   English dictionary

  • The World Ends with You — Left to right, Joshua, Neku, Beat (above), Shiki, and Rhyme Developer(s) Square Enix Jupiter …   Wikipedia

  • The World (Descartes) — The World , originally titled Le Monde and also called Treatise on the Light , is a book by René Descartes (1596 ndash;1650). Written between 1629 and 1633, it contains a relatively complete version of his philosophy, from method, to metaphysics …   Wikipedia

  • The Funniest Joke in the World — is the most frequently written title used in to refer to a Monty Python s Flying Circus comedy sketch, it is also known by two other phrases that appear within it, Joke Warfare and Killer Joke , the latter being the most commonly used spoken… …   Wikipedia