Meaning of “burn up” in the English Dictionary

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"burn up" in British English

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burn up

informal
phrasal verb with burn uk /bɜːn/ us /bɝːn/ verb burnt or burned, burnt or burned

to have a bad fever:

"You're burning up!" she said, touching his forehead.

(Definition of “burn up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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