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    ademoglu is offline Senior Member
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    on fire/in fire

    Hi,

    Which one is OK to use 'in fire' or 'on fire'? For example,

    'The car was burning in/on fire.'

    Both sound OK to me but cannot make sure of it.

    Thanks.

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Re: on fire/in fire

    Say either 'The car was burning' or 'The car was on fire'.

    It's always incorrect to say 'in fire', though you can say 'We lost everything in the fire'.

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