set the world on fire


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 — Álbum de Black Veil Brides Publicación 14 de junio, 2011 Grabación Enero Abril, 2011 en Pulse Recording Studios Género(s) Heavy metal, glam metal, hard rock, post hardcore, met …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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 — ► set the world on fire do something remarkable or sensational. Main Entry: ↑fire …   English terms dictionary

  • Set the World on Fire — Infobox Album | Name = Set the World on Fire Type = studio Artist = Annihilator Released = 1993 Recorded = 1993 Genre = Thrash metal Heavy metal Length = 38:50 Label = Epic and Roadrunner Records Producer = Jeff Waters Reviews = *Allmusic… …   Wikipedia

  • Set the World On Fire — Infobox Single Name = Set the World on Fire Type = Single Artist = Annihilator Released = 1993 Recorded = 1993 Genre = Heavy metal Length = 11:12 Label = Epic Records Producer = Jeff Waters Set the World on Fire is a single CD by the band… …   Wikipedia

  • Set the World on Fire — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Musique Set the World on Fire, un album du groupe Annihilator Set the World on Fire, un album du groupe Black Veil Brides Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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 …   Словарь американских идиом

  • set the world on fire — to be very exciting or successful. The new video game format set the world on fire with huge sales at Christmas …   New idioms dictionary