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To stop burning and not burning

burn out

if a fire burns out, or if it burns itself out, it stops burning

burn down

if a fire or flame burns down, it becomes smaller and less hot

go out

to stop burning or shining



to stop burning or shining


adverb, preposition

no longer burning



not burning yet



a dying light or fire has almost stopped burning or shining

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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