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burn off something

phrasal verb with burn  us   /bɜrn/ verb (past tense and past participle burned  /bɜrnd, bɜrnt/ or burnt  /bɜrnt/ )
to ​remove something by burning it: Until ​recently these ​countries were burning off ​gas they could not use or ​sell. If you burn off ​pounds or something that you have ​eaten, you do ​exercise: We ​eat too much and don't burn it off with enough ​exercise.
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