[Vocabulary] Igniting

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Mr.Lucky_One

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1. Fire
2. Set fire
3. Set on fire
4. Set afire
5. Set aflame
6. Set ablaze

I would like to ask English speakers which is more common.
 

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In BrE, "set fire to".

By the way, "to fire" does not mean the same as "to ignite".
 

BobK

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:up: (When used metaphorically it can - 'It fired her enthusiasm'. But in this metaphor, the idea of igniting is pretty abstract.)

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