set light to

idiom

chiefly British
: to cause (something) to begin burning
used a match to set light to the paper

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“Set light to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%20light%20to. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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