Idiom: Burn your fingers
Meaning: If you burn your fingers, you suffer a loss or something unpleasant as the result of something you did, making you less likely to do it again.Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Fingers and thumbs
- Burn the midnight oil
- Work your fingers to the bone
- Money to burn
- Green fingers
- Burn your bridges
- All fingers and thumbs
- Keep your fingers crossed
- Sticky fingers
- Slip through one's fingers
- Burn rubber
- Burn the candle at both ends
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