Burn down – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

March 30, 2010 by Angela

If something burns down, or someone burns it down, it is completely destroyed by fire.

Examples of use:

1. There was a huge fire at the factory and it burned down.

2. He was sent to prison for deliberately burning down the hotel.

burn down
present simple
burn down and burns down
-ing form
burning down
past simple
burned down or burnt down
past participle
burned down or burnt down

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