burn out (1)
This page is about the phrasal verb burn out (1).
Meaning: If a fire burns out, it slowly dies down until it stops burning altogether.
- burn out We had some kerosene lamps, but after a while they burned out.
- burn itself out The wind got stronger and the forest fire changed direction and soon burnt itself out.
When the last of the candles had burned out, we
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Contributor: Matt Errey