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burn (sth) down

phrasal verb with burn
 
 
/bɜːn/ verb ( past tense and past participle burnt, burned)
B2 to destroy something, especially a building, by fire, or to be destroyed by fire: Their house burnt down while they were at work.Burning, burnt and on fire
Translations of “burn (sth) down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 燒毀,焚毀(尤指建築物)…
in Russian сжигать, сгорать…
in Turkish yanıp kül olmak, yakıp kül etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烧毁,焚毁(尤指建筑物)…
in Polish spalić (się)…
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