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    a man on fire / a man in fire

    Dear teachers,

    Is it
    a man on fire
    or
    a man in fire

    when we want to say someone is angry?

    I am a little confused since I have seen some people writing "a man in fire",
    but I think that "a man in fire" is the correct one.

    Please help, teachers.

    Thank you

    Kitty

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    Re: a man on fire / a man in fire

    Neither is natural. If we were to use one, it would be 'on fire'.

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