go down a bomb

go down a bomb

To have great success. Primarily heard in UK. Oh, your plan is going down a bomb—she has no idea that you plan to propose tonight.
See also: bomb, down

go down a bomb

be very well received. British informal
This phrase is especially used of entertainment and in this context is the opposite of go down like a lead balloon (see lead).
See also: bomb, down

go down a ˈbomb

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go (like) a ˈbomb

(British English) be very successful: Our performance went down a bomb.The party was really going (like) a bomb. OPPOSITE: go down like a lead balloon
See also: bomb, down