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    Is it correct to say "to light a cigarette lighter", or should another verb be used?

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    I'd go for "ignite your lighter."

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    Is it correct to say "to light a cigarette lighter", or should another verb be used?
    Yes, it's correct.
    You light a match, a lighter, a gas stove, etc.

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