intransitive verb past tense & past participle burned or burnt
- 1 1.1(fire/flame)(wood/coal)quemarse(building/town)something's burning!I can smell burningse está quemando algoa burning smellhuele or hay olor a quemadothe smell of burning rubberun olor a quemadoel olor a goma quemada or (Mexico) hule quemadoOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo1.2
- And warning signs include soot stains on or above appliances, coal or wood fires burning slowly or going out and everyone at home feeling ill at the same time.
- There was a bonfire burning in the fire pit and camp chairs set up.
- When we came back, we could just see a great cloud of smoke and in the evening the red glow of fire still burning.
(gas/light)I left the light burningestar encendido or (in Latin America also) prendidodejé la luz encendida or (in Latin America also) prendidaOraciones de ejemplo
- From where she was, it seemed like the whole City was burning.
- And the city duly burned for four days, the flames jumping 20 blocks northwards every hour on the first night.
- Border City burned, the magical flames from Uriko's spell spreading out from near its center, engulfing the whole city.
Oraciones de ejemplo1.3
- Without the flash, the solitary candle burning inside was the source of light, and the photo really shows up the carving and the fact that it is a Halloween pumpkin.
- The arsonist is believed to have used two large candles from the altar - which he lit from smaller candles burning in a sand-filled bowl - to carry out the attack.
- It is as if there is a small candle burning in the room: bring a bigger light into the room and the small candle simply loses all significance.
(food)quemarseOraciones de ejemplo1.4 (in sun)
- Using energy, mainly by burning fossil fuels, produces waste carbon dioxide.
- Currently we get most of our energy from burning fossil fuels.
- Most backup diesel generators burn distillate fuel oil, the same fuel used for heating and for aircraft.
(skin)quemarseOraciones de ejemplo
- Miraculously he never burned himself or set the house on fire.
- Ricky burned himself trying to make toast and got a blister on his hand, but he felt he was managing.
- Mrs Dhariwal said to her son: ‘I have burned myself and I want to kill myself.’
Oraciones de ejemplo
- As summer came on, his skin was burning or peeling, white or red; he never browned.
- An added problem is the ‘Celtic’ skin type which is common in Scotland: fairer skins burn more easily, and burns mean more skin cancer risk.
- He also commented on the lack of moisturiser as his skin burned, peeled and then peeled again in the blazing sun.
- All were in bad temper and soaking wet, eyes burning and sore from the oceans' salt as they sat along the disheveled bank.
- My hips were sore and my thighs burned from the repeated kicking.
- You can relieve dry mouth, which may cause your mouth to burn or feel sore, by drinking plenty of water.
- 2 2.1 (be hot) my cheeks/ears were burningthe midday sun burned down on themme ardían las mejillas/las orejas2.2 (smart, sting) a burning sensationel sol de mediodía caía a plomo sobre ellos2.3un escozorun ardor (especially Latin America)(acid/ice)
- 3 3.1 (be consumed) to burn
withsomethingshe was burning with impatience/curiosityarder dealgo3.2 (long) [literary]she burned for revenge/his embraceardía de impaciencia/curiosidadto burn to +deseaba ardientemente vengarse/que la abrazara infinitivehe was burning to tell hermorirse por+ infinitivearder en deseos de+ infinitive[literary]se moría por decírseloardía en deseos de decírselo [literary]
transitive verb past tense & past participle burned or burnt
- 1 1.1(letter/book/rubbish)I burned the paint off the doorthe mark is burned into the wood/on the animal's hidele saqué la pintura a la puerta con un sopleteI burned a hole in my sleevela marca está grabada a fuego en la madera/en la piel del animalto burn one's boats o bridges 1.2 (overcook) Ver ejemplos: I've burned the cake/meatme quemé la manga(con un cigarrillo etc)1.3 (consume) Ver ejemplos: the stove burns gasse me ha quemado el pastel/la carnewe burn a lot of electricity/gasla cocina funciona a or con gascoal-burning stoveusamos or gastamos mucha electricidad/mucho gas→ candle, → oil 1 1 4 1.4cocina (feminine) de or a carbón(witch/heretic)Oraciones de ejemplo
- Grams finally got us all in there, and much to my surprise, the walls did not ignite and burn to the ground.
- So every hut we find that has a bunker we are ordered to burn to the ground.
- Africa could safely burn to the ground and beneath before they would go back there again.
- 2 2.1 (injure) to burn oneselfI've burned my tonguequemarsecareful you don't burn yourself on the ironme he quemado la lenguato be burned to deathten cuidado, no vayas a quemarte con la plancha2.2 (swindle)morir abrasadoOraciones de ejemplo
- You can purchase and download hardware and software MPEG Encoders to burn a DVD.
- Only one measure can be used against widespread cloning of prerecorded audio media by burning CDRs: copy protection!
- C-Cube, Henry adds, has been in the digital business since the first DVDs were burned.
- 1 (injury) she suffered severe/minor burns to her facehe has third-degree burnssufrió quemaduras graves/leves en la caratiene quemaduras de tercer gradoOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- Jake, who was eight months old at the time, suffered heat burns rather than direct flame injuries and was in intensive care for two weeks.
- Post-mortem tests showed the boy had suffered serious head injuries and burns to nearly all of his body.
- The flames were soon doused but the patient suffered burns to an arm.
- Cleo was dumped next to him, her hands and feet bound with coarse rope that caused friction burns on her skin.
- Without the proper equipment, a worker risks injuries such as abrasions, or friction burns.
- Medical evidence was given to the inquest that death was caused by asphyxia secondary to compression with fractures of the ribs and friction burns.
- 2 (on surface) a cigarette burnuna quemadura or marca de cigarrilloOraciones de ejemplo
- It can leave the back marked with burns and hickeys.
- A burn marked his coat, but there didn't seem to be any bleeding of burns on his skin.
- Bullet marks and burns could be seen all over the hull.
- 3 (feeling) slow burn (American English) [colloquial]Mary did a slow burn when she heard ita Mary le empezó a hervir la sangre cuando lo oyóOraciones de ejemplo
- You know that painful burn in your muscles when you're exercising intensely, that's because of a build-up of lactic acid, right?
- If you're one of those souls who is blessed with gym discipline or a YMCA membership, then you know how satisfying the lingering burn of energized muscles can be.
- So the coach of course is not experiencing the pain of the athlete who's running, for example and who's now in a state of oxygen debt and experiencing muscle burn and so forth.
Verbos con partícula
- 1verb + adverb
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 2verb + adverb
- 1verb + adverb 1.1 (stop burning)
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (consume)
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