blaze down

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blaze down on (someone or something)

To intensely shine down onto someone or something. I sure hope you put on sunscreen before letting the sun blaze down on you for hours. The suspect started sweating as the lights in the interrogation room blazed down on him. The sun blazing down on the car melted the pack of gum I'd left in there.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

blaze down (on someone or something)

[for the sun or other hot light] to burn from above onto someone or something. The sun blazed down on the people on the beach. The stage lights blazed down on the set while the actors rehearsed.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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She has a beautiful white blaze down her nose and gorgeous eyes.
One of these balls of fire alone would suffice to light the place, yet three or four blaze down from the ceiling, and there are smaller versions on the walls and pillars, serving no function but to eradicate every trace of shadow.' (10)
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I am watching the white gannets blaze down into the water with the power of blunt spears and a stunning accuracy - even though the sea is riled and boiling and gray with fog and the fish are nowhere to be seen, they fall, they explode into the water like white gloves, then they vanish, then they climb out again, from the cliff of the wave, like white flowers - and still I think that nothing in this world moves but as a positive power - even the fish, finning down into the current or collapsing in the red purse of the beak, are only interrupted from their own pursuit of whatever it is that fills their bellies and I say: life is real, and pain is real, but death is an imposter, and if I could be what once I was, like the wolf or the bear standing on the cold shore,
Bright orange flames could be scene billowing out of the huge disused building as emergency crews battled to hose the blaze down. Homeowners were advised to keep their windows and doors closed, while roads were also closed off.
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The East End Sawmills in Glasgow have been ablaze for hours and firefighters are struggling to hose the blaze down. The only option is to send relief crew Red Watch inside to extinguish the fire head on.
The bay horse, with a broad white blaze down his face, could begin racing soon and be in the running for the 2007 Kentucky Derby.
Hip 128 walks up and down, but the white blaze down her nose isn't quite straight.
"What did you think of it Cyrille?" someone inquired of the grateful beneficiary as the sun continued to blaze down on Highfield Road long after the final whistle had blown bang on 4.40.
Not, perhaps, ideal due to the sweltering sun that has continued to blaze down all week here.
Are they going to wait until somebody gets hurt and blaze down there with all their cars when it's a bit late?"
One reads in racing columns that `the horse has been laid out' for this or that event, so I telephoned the trainer: was there perhaps some contest for unraced fillies with four white feet and a blaze down their noses that we would be foolish not to go for?
They escaped from the blaze down a ladder from a 70ft high window at Hotel Baumann, in the tourist village of Hipping.