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    Smile What is the meaning of "burst into flames"?

    Hello?

    This is from Friends Season1 Episode11

    Chandler's monther: I bought my son his first condoms.
    Chandler : And then he burst into flames.

    I found it means "to begin to burn suddenly".
    What is it with condom and burning?
    is this figurative meaning?

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    Re: What is the meaning of "burst into flames"?

    I hope so!

    I expect his face turned bright red with embarrassment.

    We talk about burning with shame.

    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 11-Aug-2011 at 09:46.

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