How to Conjugate Burn Down
- Infinitive: Burn Down
- Present Tense: Burn Down/ Burns Down
- -ing Form: Burning Down
- Past Tense: Burned Down
- Past Participle: Burned Down
Definitions of Burn Down:
1. When someone uses fire to destroy a structure.
Examples: One of our neighbors threatened to burn his house down.The firemen burned down an old house to practice fighting fires.
2. When a house, building or other structure is completely destroyed as a result of fire.
Examples: By the time the firemen arrived, half of the building had already burned down.
A lot of buildings were burned down in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
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