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Ball of fire

a dynamic person capable of or displaying rapid and highly effective thought, action, etc.:
The new manager turned out to be a ball of fire.
(informal) a very lively person

noun phrase

A dazzling performer; spectacularly successful striver; overachiever; go-getter, hot shot

[1900+; perhaps fr earlier ball of fire, ”a very fast train”]
A dynamic, energetic, and successful individual, as in I hope Pat joins us; she’s a real ball of fire. [ ; early 1800s ]


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