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burn out

phrasal verb with burn
 
 
/bɜːn/ verb ( past tense burned or UK also burnt)
if something such as a machine burns out, it stops working because of damage from heat: It looks like the starter motor on the car has burned out.
HR to become too tired or unable to work, because of working too hard: The relentless pressure to make money means traders burn out fast.
Translations of “burn out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 火, (火)燒盡…
in Russian угасать…
in Turkish için için yanarak sönmek, yavaş yavaş sönmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火, (火)烧尽…
in Polish wypalać się…
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