set the world on fire

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EtymologyEdit

With reference to the Bible, the Gospel according to Luke, ch. 12, v.49 Lk.12.49

VerbEdit

set the world on fire

  1. (idiomatic) To do something sensational
    • 2011, Fun - We Are Young
      Tonight
      We are young.
      So let’s set the world on fire.
      We can burn brighter than the sun.

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