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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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ball of fire

 and fireball
an energetic and ambitious person; a go-getter. That guy is a real ball of fire when it comes to sales. I don't want to hire some young fireball. I need wisdom and thoughtfulness.
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ball of fire

A dynamic, energetic, and successful individual, as in I hope Pat joins us; she's a real ball of fire. [Slang; early 1800s]
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a ball of fire

a 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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ball of fire

and fireball
n. an energetic and ambitious person; a go-getter. That guy is a real ball of fire when it comes to sales. Wilfred ain’t no fireball, but he gets his stuff in on time.
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