burn down

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burn down(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to burn to the ground)
a. incendiar
The mobsters burned the house down to destroy the evidence.Los mafiosos incendiaron la casa para destruir las pruebas.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
2. (to be burned to the ground)
a. incendiarse
The farmhouse burned down during the drought.La casa de hacienda se incendió durante la sequía.
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burn down
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. incendiar, quemar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. quemarse
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burn down
transitive verb
[+building] incendiar
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 [+house] incendiarse
2 [+candle, fire] apagarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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