English version

burn down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishburn down phrasal verb1 BURNif a building burns down or is burned down, it is destroyed by fire She was worried that the house might burn down while they were away.burn something ↔ down The old town hall was burnt down in the 1970s.2 BURNLESSif a fire burns down, the flames become weaker and it produces less heat burn→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
burn downCharlene has lived with relatives since her house burned down.The hotel burnt down in 1990.Police believe students are responsible for burning down the school.Her ex-husband threatened to burn the house down with her and the kids inside.
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Verb table
burn
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyburn
he, she, itburns
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyburntburned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave burnt
he, she, ithas burnt
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad burnt
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill burn
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have burnt
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam burning
he, she, itis burning
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you, we, theyare burning
Past
I, he, she, itwas burning
you, we, theywere burning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been burning
he, she, ithas been burning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been burning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be burning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been burning
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