Phrasal Verb 'Burn'

We have 6 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Burn'.

Burn down

Meaning: Burn completely

Example: They had to completely rebuild the museum after the old one BURNED DOWN.

Burn off

Meaning: Remove by burning or similar process

Example: I BURN OFF a lot of calories in the gym.

Burn out

Meaning: Lose enthusiasm and energy to continue in a demanding job

Example: Jennie BURNT OUT after ten years working as a futures broker and went to live in the country.

Burn up

Meaning: Destroy completely by fire

Example: All his possessions were BURNED UP in the fire.

Burn up

Meaning: Drive at high speed

Example: The bank robbers BURNED UP the roads but were soon captured.

Burn up

Meaning: To be or cause to be highly annoyed

Example: His undeserved win in the election really BURNS me UP.