be no ball of fire

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be no ball of fire

To lack energy and enthusiasm. Primarily heard in US, Australia. Carla is no ball of fire, so make sure you remind her to do that assignment—I doubt she's even started it.
See also: ball, fire, of

be no ball of fire

  (American & Australian informal)
to lack energy and interest It's a little ironic that he criticizes Bill for not being dynamic. He's no ball of fire himself.
See also: ball, fire, of