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2002.09.02

It's nice of you to drop by again! We were just about to take your Wednesday WordMaster off the fire. It's ready to go, but be careful not to burn your fingers, because this one's a sizzler!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: Idioms and Compound Verbs
ON FIRE   燃えている

Explanation

  • When something is on fire, it is burning.
  • 何かが燃えている状態のことを on fire といいます。

examples

  1. Look! That house is on fire!
  2. The woods near our vacation home have been on fire for days now. I'm worried the house will be burned down.
  3. When a building is on fire, the most important job of a firefighter is to get everyone out quickly and safely.

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