English version

fire in your belly

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfire in your bellyfire in your bellya strong desire to achieve something Ali returned to boxing with a new fire in his belly. fire
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fire in your bellyIt stung the back of her throat and fired in her belly.Three years later, he returned; heavier, slower, but with a new kind of fire in his belly.You have got the fire in your belly that will make an excellent detective novel.
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