Spanish translation of 'burn out'
transitive verb + adverb
- (= destroy)
reducir a cenizas
incendiar la casa de
- (electricity and electronics)
⇒ the fire had burnt itself out(in hearth)
el fuego se había apagado[forest fire],
el incendio se había extinguido
⇒ he's burnt himself out(figurative)
intransitive verb + adverb
- [candle, fire]
Example Sentences Including 'burn out'
I stopped to rest so many times on the stairs that I thought my candle would burn out and leave me in darkness.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Soon all the stars would burn out and die, and each man and woman across the galaxy would be burnt and broken and dead.The Broken God
'But you must work with Chi-Chi on K. I mean...' People burn out all the time working on K. I've seen it happen.POPCO (2004)
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Translation of burn out from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary