having been cheated in a sale of drugs
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How to use burned in a sentence
Exactly one month after the first straw goat was erected in Gävle, it was mysteriously burned to a crisp.
In the last days of the Soviet Union, there was a going black market in burned-out light-bulbs.
Then Heal STL was burned down Monday like a moribund body for cremation.The Baptism of Michael Brown Sr. and Ferguson’s Baptism by Fire | Justin Glawe | November 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But as much energy as Mark seems to have put into making friends in high places, former co-workers say he also burned bridges.
My finger burned when it touched the blossom of lead embedded in the ceramic armor.
The parliament house and library of the British provinces, at Montreal, burned by a mob.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The small grain crops had been burned to a crisp, and disaster hung over the land.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
They used to believe in witchcraft, and they burned millions—yes, millions—of innocent women as witches.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
Joan Boughton, a widow, was burned for heresy; said to be the first female martyr of England.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Heresies for which men used to be burned alive are now openly accepted by the Church.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford