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set sth/sb on fire

to cause something or someone to start burning: A peace activist had set herself on fire in protest over the government's involvement in the war.
Translations of “set sth/sb on fire”
in Chinese (Traditional) 縱火焚燒, 使燃燒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纵火焚烧, 使燃烧…
(Definition of set sth/sb on fire from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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