set something on fire

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Definition of set something on fire

: to deliberately cause something to burn They set the house on fire.

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set something afire/aflame/ablaze

set something on fire

set (something) on its ear

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“Set something on fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%20something%20on%20fire. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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