Sunday, December 9, 2012

Idiom: A flash in the pan

You can say something or someone is a flash in the pan if they're popular or effective for a short time only.

Their first album was a great success, but when their second wasn´t as popular people started calling them a flash in the pan.

At first, some of the major record labels thought rock ’n’ roll was just a flash in the pan.

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