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    What does the phrase "to burn ones hand" mean?


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    Re: Question

    Quote Originally Posted by vinaynaikwad View Post
    What does the phrase "to burn ones hand" mean?
    Not a teacher.

    In my opinion it is quite a posh/formal way of saying "to burn your hand" (heat injury)

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    Re: Question

    Quote Originally Posted by vinaynaikwad View Post
    What does the phrase "to burn ones hand" mean?
    Do you mean other than the literal meaning?

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