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burn/raze something to the ground

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishburn/raze something to the groundburn/raze something to the groundto destroy a city, building etc completely by fire, bombs etc The city of Tortona was burnt to the ground. ground
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burn/raze something to the groundThey then torched the building, burning it to the ground.The city continued to thrive until a massive earthquake razed it to the ground in 749AD.
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