set on fire

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set on fire (third-person singular simple present sets on fire, present participle setting on fire, simple past and past participle set on fire)

  1. (transitive) To cause to begin to burn.
  2. (figuratively, transitive) To arouse passionate feelings in.
    You set my heart on fire.
  3. simple past tense and past participle of set on fire

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