Burn

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Definition

to burn (a building): to set (a building) on fire
verb

to burn (a CD): to copy, to record (a CD)
verb

a burn: a skin injury caused by fire or heat
noun

Examples

  • "Friday : To finish the week in style, our twisted tycoon was seen burning hundred dollar bills to light Cuban cigars in a Las Vegas night club."
  • "Philip : I'll burn that bridge when I come to it."
  • "Did you know that laughing just once per day burns calories, releases endorphins and relaxes tension in the face?"
  • "I could burn a copy of it, and we can keep it our little secret."
  • "No one was harmed in the incident, though one 94-year-old man broke his hip dancing the samba around the burning vehicle."
  • "Smog is the result of large amounts of coal burning in one area, and it's caused by a mixture of smoke and sulphur dioxide."
  • "He then burns the paper with a lighter, while singing and dancing at the same time."
  • "Bruno had been poisoned and his body mutilated in many ways - cigarette burns, bullet wounds, stab wounds, teeth marks, etc."
  • "It's also my favorite fragrance, so I always keep a bottle in the bathroom. When he's got the urge to burn something, he just helps himself!"
  • "a "barbie" is a barbecue – or for you and me, "burning animals on the fire"."

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