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Definición de “burn” en inglés

burn

verb (DAMAGE)    /bɜːn/ US  /bɝːn/ (burnt or burned, burnt or burned)
B1 [I or T] to be hurt, damaged, or destroyed by fire or extreme heat, or to cause this to happen: He was badly burned in the blaze. She burned his old love letters. The brandy burned (= felt too hot on) my throat. On her first day in the Caribbean Josie was badly burned (= her skin became red and painful from too much sun). Fair-skinned people burn easily in the sun. Unable to escape, six people were burned alive/burned to death (= died by burning) in the building. The vegetables were burned to a crisp (= badly burned).Burning, burnt and on fire [T always passive] to cause emotional pain or damage to someoneMaking people sad, shocked and upset burn sb at the stake to kill someone by tying the person to a post and burning them Death penalties burn sth to the ground to completely destroy a building by fire: The building was burned to the ground ten years ago.Burning, burnt and on fire
(Definition of burn verb (DAMAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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