Burn down

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Definition

to burn down: to destroy by fire, to set fire to
verb
He burned down the house. After the fire the house was completely destroyed.

Examples

  • "The last time I panicked, my house burned down and I lost my valuable collection of toy motorcycles."
  • "Sometimes I feel the company itself could be burning down, but as long as everything looked good on paper they would be satisfied."

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