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In addition to the idioms beginning with burn, also see crash and burn; ears are burning; fiddle while Rome burns; (burn) in effigy; money burns a hole in one's pocket; money to burn; slow burn.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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