catch fire

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catch fire(
kehch
 
fay
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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
1. (general)
a. prender fuego
The microwave caught fire, but Elena put it out with the fire extinguisher.El microondas se prendió fuego pero Elena lo apagó con el extinguidor de incendios.
b. incendiarse
That fabric is flammable and can catch fire easily.Ese material es inflamable y puede incendiarse fácilmente.
c. prenderse
The blanket was too close to the stove and caught fire.La manta estaba demasiado cerca de la estufa y se prendió.
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