put the fire out

idiom

: to stop a fire from burning
Firefighters put the fire out.
Firefighters put out the fire.

Examples of put the fire out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The others manage to escape their bonds and put the fire out, but 1st Floor is clearly in bad shape. Megan McCluskey, TIME, 20 May 2024 The cabin crew is specially trained and equipped to put the fire out. Marisa Garcia, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 The hotel roof caved in around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, and first responders were able to put the fire out late Saturday morning. Carlos R. Muñoz, BostonGlobe.com, 21 Aug. 2023 The employees put the fire out with a fire extinguisher, Pechin said. Caleb Lunetta, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Aug. 2023 Fifty firefighters from the three township fire departments responded and put the fire out within about 20 minutes, police said. Lauren Mascarenhas, CNN, 1 June 2023 Fifty firefighters from the three township fire departments responded and put the fire out within about 20 minutes, police said. Lauren Mascarenhas, CNN, 1 June 2023 And the only way to stop that smoke is to put the fire out. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, 6 Jan. 2023 After receiving calls about a fire around 9 a.m., Tempe and Mesa crews found a fire in the bedroom of one home and put the fire out, according to Andrea Glass, spokesperson for Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department. Angela Cordoba Perez, The Arizona Republic, 28 Sep. 2022

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“Put the fire out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20the%20fire%20out. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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