French translation of burning
- [building, forest, vehicle]
- (= very hot) [sand, sun]
- [issue, question]
- (= strong) [ambition, desire]
Example Sentences Including 'burning'
The guards outside had shooed him away, leaving him burning with curiosity regarding the Crazy Lady's identity.TREASON KEEP (2001)
He was staring at an ashtray that had four burning menthol cigarettes in it.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
The door to his room stood open, panels smashed and splintered, and a light was still burning.THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)
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- [waste, rubbish]
- [fuel, oil, coal]
⇒ I burned the cake.
J'ai fait brûler le gâteau.
- (= set on fire) [building]
to burn a hole in sth
faire un trou dans qch
⇒ The cigarette burnt a hole in her dress.
La cigarette a fait un trou dans sa robe.
- [one's hand, finger]
⇒ I've burned my hand.
Je me suis brûlé la main.to burn o.s.
⇒ I've burnt myself!
Je me suis brûlé(e)!
⇒ I burned myself on the oven door.
Je me suis brûlé sur la porte du four.
- [fire, flame]
- [car, food]
- (= hurt) [eyes]
⇒ The room was full of smoke, and my eyes were burning.
La pièce était pleine de fumée et les yeux me piquaient.
- (= be consumed with)
to be burning with impatience [person]
brûler d'impatienceto be burning with ambition [person]
Example Sentences Including 'burn'
I let myself down and let my shoulders burn through my shirt.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
The Stilken's eyes are also of silver, and burn with a strange fire.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
He realized his question could almost be construed as asking her out and he felt his cheeks burn.LOST SUMMER (2002)
'burning' in Other Languages
Translation of burning from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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