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English definition of “burn up with sth”

burn up with sth

verb uk phrasal verb with burn   /bɜːn/ us    /bɝːn/ (burnt or burned, burnt or burned)
If you burn up with an emotion, you feel that emotion so strongly that you cannot act in a reasonable way: He was burned up with jealousy and suspicion.Strong feelings
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