reduce (something) to ashes

idiom

: to completely destroy (something) by burning
Their house was reduced to ashes by the fire.

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“Reduce (something) to ashes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reduce%20%28something%29%20to%20ashes. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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