go down a bomb

go down a bomb
go down a bomb (informal)
To be received with enthusiasm
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Main Entry:bomb

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Brit., informal be very well received

those gigs we did went down a bomb

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go down a ˈbomb | go (like) a ˈbomb idiom
(BrE) to be very successful

Our performance went down a bomb.

The party was really going (like) a bomb.

Her new novel is going like a bomb

(= selling well)

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Main entry:bombidiom

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