a ball of fire
ball of fire
An ambitious and enthusiastic person. I always knew that Lauren would grow up to be successful—she was a real ball of fire as a kid.
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a ball of firea person who is full of energy and enthusiasm.
In the early 19th century this phrase was also used to mean ‘a glass of brandy’.
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