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burn sth off/up

phrasal verb with burn uk   /bɜːn/  us   /bɝːn/ verb (burnt or burned, burnt or burned)
B2 to use or get rid of energy or fat by doing a lot of physical exercise: Running is an excellent way to burn off excess calories.
Translations of “burn sth off/up”
in Chinese (Traditional) (透過大量體育鍛煉)消耗(能量或脂肪)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通过大量体育锻炼)消耗(能量或脂肪)…
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