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Burn down - Meaning and Definition

 Phrasal Verb

burn down


destroyed by fire


-"This old house would have burnt down a long time ago" John Prine, Angel from Montgomery

- He threw a cigarette on the floor and caused the barn to burn down.

 Verb and preposition
Can be separated
 Normal or Slang
 American / British /
 Regular / Irregular
Burn is an irregular verb. Its forms are: burn, burnt/ burned, burnt/ burned

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English Grammar Exercises: John Prine, Angel from Montgomery