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burn someone up

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burn someone up

verb phrase

  1. (also burn someone off) To anger someone: His egocentricity burns me up (1930s+)
  2. To put someone to death in the electric chair (1920s+)
  3. To cheat; swindle; victimize (1930s+ Circus)
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Idioms and Phrases with burn someone up

burn someone up

see: burn up , def. 1.
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