went up in flames


went up in flames
was ablaze, was on fire, was burned, was lit, blazed

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • go\ up\ in\ flames — • go up in smoke • go up in flames v. phr. 1. To burn; be destroyed by fire. The house went up in flames. The barn full of hay went up in smoke. 2. Disappear; fail; not come true. Jane s hopes of going to college went up in smoke when her father… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go down in flames — to fail or end suddenly and completely. We ve seen two big mass transit plans go down in flames in the last two years. The idea of self respect went up in flames a long time ago. Related vocabulary: go up in smoke Etymology: based on the literal… …   New idioms dictionary

  • go down in flames — in. to fail spectacularly. (See also shoot someone down in flames; crash and burn.) □ The whole team went down in flames. □ I’d hate for all your planning to go down in flames …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • go up in flames — to fail or come to an end suddenly and completely. Final hopes of a pay settlement went up in flames yesterday after talks broke down …   New idioms dictionary

  • go up in flames — be destroyed by fire last night two factories went up in flames …   Useful english dictionary

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