burn (one) out of (something)(redirected from burned them out of)
burn (one) out of (something)
To force someone to leave a place by setting it on fire. During their attack, the troops burned everyone out of the town. My grandfather moved in with us after a four-alarm fire burned him out of his house.
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burn someone out of somethingand burn someone out
to burn down a home(stead) or place of business. Lightning struck and burned the farmer out of his home.
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