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be/get burned

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe/get burnedbe/get burnedinformal a) to be emotionally hurt by someone or something Take things slowly – don’t get burned again. b) to lose a lot of money The company got badly burned in the dot.com collapse. burn
Examples from the Corpus
be/get burnedA lot of people got burned buying junk bonds.Jo's afraid of getting burned if she gets involved with someone again.
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